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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.

Stemetil and Zofran

NVP Counsellor
Date: 2008-06-18

Question:
i am pregnant and suffer from nausea all day long my doctor has prescribed zofran and stemtil which i am taking every day and feeling much better but would like to know if there are any women who have been on both medications all through there pregnancy i am concerned what affects this might have on myself and the baby

Answer:
A small number of women do suffer from nausea and vomiting throughout their pregnancy and require medications right up until the baby is born. Both Stemetil and Zofran have been used throughout pregnancy and there have been no reports of adverse effects on either the mother or the baby.

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