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Pregnant, suffering from frequent vomiting, advised antacid tablets. Is this ok ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:Hello XXXXXXX . Good evening!
User:My wife is 2 months pregnant. She is suffering from frequent vomiting, thrice in a day..
User:we visited our Dr and they have given antacid and one tablet
User:but still looks its not helping
Doctor:What is the medicine given?
User:is this normal or shall we take any special care
Doctor:It is usually seen in first pregnancy
User:tablet is 'Pregnidoxin'
Doctor:and is considered normal
Doctor:She should take small frequent meals
Doctor:she should also avoid triggers of vomiting and stress
User:ok and sometime she complains about stomach pain like pulling
User:and stomach pain is normal?
Doctor:Some discomfort is normal
User:Ok thanks for your help :)
Doctor:Does the pain happen with vomiting
User:yes, exactly
User:she complains stomah pain after vomiting
Doctor:So we need to control the vomiting
Doctor:Check with the doctor about other anti-vomiting medicines
Doctor:Also give her hygienic food and clean drinking water
Doctor:It works for some
User:ok, we are using Aquasure water only.. still would visit our family doctor once.. Thanks for your help
Doctor:ok great
Doctor:Also check with a gynecologist
Doctor:You know taking high calorie food works for vomiting
Doctor:Especially when she is getting up from bed
Doctor:She may take cookies or cakes for it
Doctor:Frequent snacks are required in pregnancy
Doctor:Doxylamine is the anti-emetic that is frequently advised in vomiting in pregnancy
Doctor:The dose that she can take can be 1 - 3 times a day
Doctor:Are you there?
User:so can I shop for Doxylamine from medical shop directly
Doctor:So you may check with your doctor about it
Doctor:Well it is better if you get a prescription from a physician
Doctor:Take all medicines after consultation with gynecologist
Doctor:Do you have any other question?
User:can we have intercouse.. its 60 days after pregnancy
User:I observed that she is not comfortable doing it since pregnancy is detected..
User:she is more concious about the babe and little hesitant
Doctor:Well it does not affect the baby
User:and after contacts, I observed her complaining about stomach pain
Doctor:Well she definitely needs consultation with a gynecologist
Doctor:She may do USG and other tests to check
User:OK we will visit the gynaecologist soon.. Thank you :)
User:Have a nice evening!
Doctor:Have a nice evening
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
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