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The Motherisk Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy (NVP) ForumMotherisk 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.
This is pregnancy #2 for me and I am very sick. I am taking diclectin, as I did during my first pregnancy. But this time, it is not working so well. I am only on week 13 but last time I was sick and in need of Diclectin for the entire pregnancy. The level of nausea is affecting my daily life...drastically. I am even experiencing vomiting once and awhile though I am taking 4 pills over 24 hrs. Can I add anything to this dosage of Diclectin to help? Are there any other prescriptions that would be safe that I could try instead of Diclectin? Thanks.
Some women do suffer from NVP throughout pregnancy and require the Diclectin until they deliver the baby. If the 4 tablets are not enough, talk to your doctor about taking a higher dose. Motherisk published a study in which women were taking p to 8 tablets/day with no adverse effects on themselves or their babies. You may want to call our toll free 1-800 436-8477 and discuss this further with one of our specially trained counselors.