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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.

Treating NVP early

NVP Counselor
Date: 2006-11-30

I am 4 weeks pregnant & I'm feeling nauseas already. Is this too soon? Can I take Gravol for it?

It is never too early to start treatment for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, in fact initiating treatment early on can help prevent more severe symptoms later on. If you live in Canada, Diclectin is the drug of choice, for which you need a prescription from your doctor. However, as it is not available in other countries, Gravol is an alternative choice which has not been found to have adverse effects on the unborn child and can be quite effective

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