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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
Starting to use Diclectin

NVP Counsellor
Date: 2007-03-23

Question:
My doctor prescribed taking 8 dilectin a day... doubling up the doses, because I have been so nauseaus... I am 8 weeks pregnant. I had quit taking it, because it was making me sicker.. is it safe to just start up with 8 a day.. or should I start slower?

Answer:
It is OK to start up again at 8 per day: 2 in the am, 2 at lunchtime, 2 at suppertime and 2 at bedtime. You may want to call our toll free NVP Helpline to discuss this further with one of our counselors at 1 800 436-8477.

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