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Forum > NVP Symptoms and Effects: Understanding NVP
4 days on Diclectin

NVP Counsellor
Date: 2009-02-02

Question:
I have been on diclectin for 4 days now, I am still nauseus and unable to eat anything. I was advised to take 1 at breakfast, 1 at lunch, 1 at dinner and 2 before bed. Any suggestions?? I have now lost 12.8lbs and I am even having a hard time getting fluids in. I am 6 weeks and 5 days pregnant, and this is my second pregnancy. I didn't have this sickness with the first.

Answer:
Because women are different in the way they respond to medication, it can take up to a week for the Diclectin to really work. If after a week, you still have symptoms, you may want to call our toll free NVP line 1 800 436-8471,to get information as to what else you can do

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