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Pregnant, having problem of nausea and due to cough vomitting enhances. Suggeation? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jul-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:do we take cough lozenges during pregnancy
Doctor:There are no evidence that cough lozenges especially the herbal ones cause any serious side effects during pregnancy.
Doctor:I would however suggest you to try ginger tea or any other ginger preparations which have helpful as lozenges.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:i am in my first trimester i m havin problem of nausea and due to cough vomitting enhances
User:i am unable to take tea due to nausea
Doctor:I understand your problem, if it is only nausea that is troubling you and not cough, then you can try
Doctor:antiemetic drugs such as doxylamine (doxinate).
Doctor:Your gynecologist can prescribe this drugs to you.
User:doxinate i have
Doctor:You can take them twice or thrice a day depending on the severity of nausea; off course after discussing with your gynecologist.
User:i should take it on daily basis or whenever feel vomitting
Doctor:That should take care of nausea and vomiting.
Doctor:This drugs is considered safe during pregnancy and some women who continued the medication throughout pregnancy did not face any problems.
Doctor:So you can take it on daily basis.
Doctor:Do you have any other questions?
User:thank you
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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