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The Motherisk Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy (NVP) Forum

Motherisk receives questions from around the world about morning sickness symptoms, effects, treatments and ways to cope. Those questions and answers are posted here for anyone to read, provided the reader acknowledges and accepts the proviso and disclaimer below.

Alizapride

NVP Counselor
Date: 2003-06-20

Question:
The safety use of alizapride for NVP? It was prescribed to a friend in Costa Rica.

Answer:
Alizapride is not a medication used in Canada for NVP and no studies were found on its use or safety during pregnancy. Please see the treatment algorithm for medications commonly used for NVP in the February 2002 Motherisk Update, posted in the Newsletters and Updates section of this website.

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