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Pregnant, have vomiting and weakness on missing a dose of doxinate. Is it safe to continue it?

hi doc:) i am a dentist ! i am 15 weeks pregnant.i have been taking tablet doxinate plus twice a nausea and vomitting is well under control with the tablets.but if i miss one dose of it ,my vomiiting returns.i fall so weak i stick to 2 tablets a day.but i am worried as i cannot do without it safe to continue with it . I have previous history of GERD . I take tab omecprazole 40mg daily once in morning and sorted for the day.
Asked On : Mon, 30 Jul 2012
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Hi Jyoti,

Thanks for posting your query.

Congratulations on your pregnancy. You should gradually decrease taking Doxinate plus after 12 weeks and completely stop it by 16 to 18 weeks.

You need not have to take Doxinate plus whole of your pregnancy. Please consider stopping it slowly.

As such, it is a safe drug in pregnancy. It does not cause harm.

Hope this helps.
Answered: Wed, 1 Aug 2012
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