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Will taking doxylamine at night last long enough to help with my midday nausea?

Will taking doxylamine at night last long enough to help with my midday nausea?

Try it and see!: One half tablet of doxylamine can be taken along with vitamin b6 (pyridoxine) three times daily for nausea of pregnancy. As a side effect can be sleepiness, an alternative is to take a full tablet at bedtime, and just use the b6 during the day. Try both ways and see what works for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Doxylamine (Definition)

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Can I take 50mg of hydroxyzine with doxylamine safely? My doctor recommended doxylamine for nausea but I took hydroxyzine for anxiety already.

Can I take 50mg of hydroxyzine with doxylamine safely? My doctor recommended doxylamine for nausea but I took hydroxyzine for anxiety already.

Better no: both have similar actions, almost, and both can treat nausea, but combinbation can lead to CNS depression, keep the good practice to ask if on multiple medications , take care ...Read more

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I am allergic to ondansetron, other anti nausea drugs don't help, would doxylamine and B6 help with nausea with migraine?

I am allergic to ondansetron, other anti nausea drugs don't help, would doxylamine and B6 help with nausea with migraine?

More options:: A simple way to v nausea is w ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Aromatherapy: sweet orange (citrus sinensis), peitigrain (citrus reticulata), mandarin (citrus reticulata) are different citrus scents that can v nausea. Need to abort migraine. ...Read more

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Hi, how likely is it to develop a tolerance to the sedating effects of doxylamine succinate when taken daily for a longer period of time?

Hi, how likely is it to develop a tolerance to the sedating effects of doxylamine succinate when taken daily for a longer period of time?

Tolerance: to doxylamine can develop overtime, needing more to have the same desired effect, interrupted use can delay that, however, it is hard to predcit which individual would develop tolerance and after how long, as metabolism differs, depending on multitude of factors in every person ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 1/4 (or even less) of a doxylamine tablet to help me fall asleep if i'm breastfeeding my 8 month old son? (this is a last resort)

Is it safe to take 1/4 (or even less) of a doxylamine tablet to help me fall asleep if i'm breastfeeding my 8 month old son? (this is a last resort)

Breast feeding: Doxylamine does get into breast milk and there aren't any real studies showing safety in breastfeeding. In addition at least one of the manufacturers says its contraindicated in breastfeeding. Have you tried sleepy time tea yet? ...Read more

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I can't stay asleep through the night. Tried melatonin, Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) doxylamine succinate, and RX's. Tips to stay asleep through the night?

I can't stay asleep through the night. Tried melatonin, Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) doxylamine succinate, and RX's. Tips to stay asleep through the night?

Sleep habit: Assuming you have not been consuming caffeine after 3 p.m. and have no problem falling asleep, we will need to know your age and other medical conditions to provide you a guess. As we age, sleep tends to become more irregular and taking long naps will worsen it. Prostate issue , pain, nasal obstruction, sleep apnea, and anxiety also keep people awake. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I was taking diphenhydramine for sleep nightly for months but i don't feel good the next day, now taking doxylamine, what's the difference in the two?

I was taking diphenhydramine for sleep nightly for months but i don't feel good the next day, now taking doxylamine, what's the difference in the two?

Doxylamine: Doxylamine is a member of the ethanolamine class of antihistamines and has anti-allergy power superior to almost every other antihistamine on the market, with the exception of Diphenhydramine (benadryl); it is also the most effective over-the-counter sedative available in the United States and is more sedating than some prescription hypnotics. En.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/doxylamine. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Noga
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