Drugs Used To Treat Nausea And Vomiting In Pregnancy
Pyridoxine is considered safe for use during pregnancy, but its efficacy in treating nausea and vomiting has not been determined. The relative efficacy of these agents has not been determined. The available data suggest that meclizine and dimenhydrinate are the antiemetics that present the lowest risk of teratogenicity; meclizine is the drug of first choice. Take vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), a water-soluble vitamin found in many foods and which is available as a supplement. It can help settle nausea as well as support the development of the baby's brain and nervous system.
The recommended dose is 25-50mg, up to 3 times a day. Take ginger, which is known to settle nausea. MANAGEMENT OF VOMITING WITHOUT HYPOVOLEMIA Initial approach Add an antihistamine (H1 antagonists) Diphenhydramine Dimenhydrinate Meclizine Add a dopamine antagonist Metoclopramide Promethazine Prochlorperazine Add a serotonin antagonist Ondansetron Granisetron Adjunctive therapy Acid-reducing agents MANAGEMENT OF.