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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.

Long term effects of Diclectin

NVP Counselor
Date: 2006-12-21

Question:
One of the responses was that Diclectin has been used for 40 years, but has anyone studied the long term effects on children that were born of mothers who take this drug? Whether there is any neurological problems or other health problems? Thank you.

Answer:
Motherisk has completed a long term neurological study that has been submitted for publication, where we compared children of mothers who took Diclectin to others who did not, and could find no differences in any of the neurological tests that were administered, between the the two groups.

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