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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.

Forum > Treatment: Diclectin
Talk to your doctor about dosage of Diclectin

NVP Counselor
Date: 2006-09-11

I'm in my 7th week and my dr perscribed diclectin to treat my nvp. he perscribed 2 in the am, and 1 in the pm. I found taking 2 in the am made me very sleepy and unable to drive to work-I've adjusted my dosage on my own to 1 in the am, 1 at lunch time and sometimes 1 in the evening if i need it. Is this ok that i've adjusted the dose on my own? please advise.

Talk to your doctor. Usually, the prescribed dose of Diclectin is 4 tablets per day: one in the morning; one in the afternoon; and two in the evening. It seems you may have figured this out yourself -- but confirm this dosage with your doctor.

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