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Pregnant, severe vomiting, perinorm jab given, heart and throat burn - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   my wife is in the beginning of the 7th week. Yesterday she severe vomiting due to that she could have any food.. i too het t the hospital and doctor put perinorm injection on her left hand nerve..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   now we have a doubt whether the injection will affect the baby an also she gave RANTAC MPS suspension to reduce the heart and throat burn
Doctor :   Ok
User :   please clarify the doubts
Doctor :   The injection perinorm is used for in cases of vomiting and is the first choice of injection and is considered to be safe in pregnancy and also for the developing fetus.
Doctor :   And about rantac which is most widely prescribed drug for gastritis and this too is considered safe in pregnancy.
Doctor :   Your doctor has rightly treated her and there is no need to worry.
User :   but still she has a severe throat burning
User :   Also she prescribed the doxinate tab whenever she feels vomiting sensation suggested to her for three times after the food..
Doctor :   I would suggest you to see your doctor regarding regular medications for heart burn as this is producing due to vomitting.
Doctor :   Meanwhile ask her to
Doctor :   1. Avoid spicy and oily food
Doctor :   2. Ask her to drink plenty of water and fruit juices
Doctor :   3. Ask her to take meals at regular intervals.
User :   we have some hesitation to too many medicines cos of baby growth.. All these medicines are safe during preg
Doctor :   Yes, doxinate tablet is for vomitting and this vomiting is due to pregnancy and would gradually reduce as pregnancy advances.
Doctor :   Right now she is on doxinate tablets which is safe and nothing to worry and about rantac it is better to use in unbearable conditions of heart burn and can take plenty of water and meals at regular intervals.
Doctor :   About perinorm its safe and need not worry.
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggesitons?
User :   yes i do
Doctor :   Please do not worry.
Doctor :   Is she taking iron and folic acid tablets regularly?
User :   she complaints after taking rantec, gets loose tools.. what may be the reason for this?
Doctor :   This could be the side effect of the medicines. That is why I would advise you to take rantac only if the situation is unbearable.
User :   Yes, she is taking FOLVITE and BEVON suspension[5ml] Tonic once in a day
Doctor :   There are chances of having gastritis due to iron and folic acid tablets.
Doctor :   it is advisable to take this medication along with milk as this would reduce her gastritis problem.
User :   Are the above mentioned tabs are good have?
User :   good to have?
User :   when is the ideal time to take FOLIC Acid ta in the night or day time
Doctor :   yes, doxinate is fine to continue and regarding rantac as I said you before better to take only in unbearable situations.
Doctor :   Its during day time after food.
User :   i asked abt the BEVON suspension[5ml] tonic doc?
Doctor :   Bevon too after food.
Doctor :   once in a day and please only during day time.
User :   she suggested that before food two spoons for the three time for RANTAC MPS ?
User :   what can v do
Doctor :   I would like to discuss this again with your doctor as rantac has to be used in pregnant ladies only if the benefits outweighs the risks.
User :   shall we continue or do suggest any other medicine doc?
Doctor :   I would say you to meet your gynecologist and discuss about this and follow her advise.
User :   ok thats all about from my side
User :   thanks for the clarification
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Pleasure is mine.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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