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Pregnant and primigravida. Suffer from nausea, vomiting, heaviness of head and epigastric pain. Prescribed Doxinate. Suggest diet? Help?

Dec 2012
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My wife is in 1st trimester of her pregnancy.She is primigravida n of 29 yrs.She is suffering 4m nausea,vomiting,heaviness of head and epigastric pain(stiching pain).She was prescribed Tab.Doxinate(1 in d morn. n 2 at bedtime.),Tab.Domperidone(1 tab BD in empty stomach),Tab.Aciloc150(1 tab bd in empty stomach),Syp.Antacid(2 tsp TDS after food). These medicines gave some relief but not completely.Her epigastric pain has no name of stopping and has to pass sleepless nights due to that.Ples help.She has to join duty shortly.Also give some advice on d type of diet.
Posted Sun, 23 Jun 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Nsah Bernard 2 hours later

Thanks for posting on XXXXXXX

Well your wife's acid reflux problem seems serious and you might require to consult a doctor for treatment. Your wife might require a change of drugs such as introduction of a proton pump inhibitor such as omeprazole or lanzoprazole or others. Some few injectiins might be administered if crisis severe for immediate relief. ones that is done oral regimens maybe introduced. Just get her to the ER for immediate evaluation and treatment.

Hope this helps

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Follow-up: Pregnant and primigravida. Suffer from nausea, vomiting, heaviness of head and epigastric pain. Prescribed Doxinate. Suggest diet? Help? 9 hours later
Is pantoprazole inj. safe for her.can she take citrus iteams as she craves for dat.

Pls mention d food iteams she shouldn't take
Answered by Dr. Nsah Bernard 4 hours later

Generally she should avoid taking spicy food especially one with pepper, no alcohol, no smoking, no non steroidal antiinflammatory (and she is already on aciloc so will need to stop), avoid starvation, avoid too much fatty XXXXXXX food. Pantoprazole is a PPI just like omeprazole therefore can be taken but her doctor needs to approve. She can also be placed on ranitidine inj which will also be safe and effective.

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