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Severe vomiting during pregnancy. Prescribed navidoxine. Will it affect baby?

Dear Dr. I m a mom of two and now I m pregnant for the third time...every time I m pregnant I suffer a lot in my first three months...I start the nozia and vomiting all day and the extent I can t get up from my bed to do my daily this time I have been told to take navidoxine to help me...but I m afraid that it will affect my baby badly ...I m in my 7 week of pregnancy I had till now 12 bills and I m still taking it works ok with me as I couldn t be ok without it is it ok to take it one more month as if not is there any safe alternative?....many thanks Sincerely Rasha
Asked On : Tue, 26 Mar 2013
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Navidoxine contains the drug Meclizine and pyridoxine. Meclizine is an anti-histamine and a category-B drug. This means that the drug has not been shown to cause any harm to the baby but is to be used with caution in pregnancy. The benefits of such drugs outweigh the risks. You may ask your consultant for additional information. Wish you good health.
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