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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.

Over the counter remedies

NVP Counselor
Date: 2004-08-23

My question is i take promethazine for naseau and i cant afford to fill my prescription right now is there anything over the counter like it that i can take for naseau?

Continuing treatment for NVP is essential for constant relief. If you cannot fill your prescription, you might want to try the equivalent of Diclectin, a safe treatment available in Canada. The approximate equivalent would be 25 mg of vitamin B6 plus 12.5 mg of doxylamine succinate, three times per day. For more information please see other questions and answers in this forum.

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