• Home
  • Pregnancy &
  • Bookshop
  • Contact us
  • Donate now
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Please read

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
How long to continue using Diclectin

Date: 2002-07-04

I am 10w3d pregnant and have been taking Diclectin for a little over 2 weeks now. It is helping me tremendously and I feel much better. My question is: how long do I continue to take the Diclectin? I take 2 tablets every night and that seems to work. I was feeling so much better that I purposely missed a dose but the next day I was so sick I knew I had to continue using it.

We are pleased to hear that the Diclectin is helping you with your NVP. It is OK to continue taking it as long as your NVP persists. Many women have taken it throughout their pregnancies with no adverse effects to themselves or their babies. If you want to stop taking it you can gradually cut down, however if the NVP comes back, you can go on it again.

Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional [Valid RSS]

* - "MOTHERISK - Treating the mother - Protecting the unborn" is an official mark of The Hospital for Sick Children. All rights reserved.

The information on this website is not intended as a substitute for the advice and care of your doctor or other health-care provider. Always consult your doctor if you have any questions about exposures during pregnancy and before you take any medications.

Copyright © 1999-2015 The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). All rights reserved.

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is a health-care, teaching and research centre dedicated exclusively to children; affiliated with the University of Toronto. For general inquires please call: 416-813-1500.

  |  Contact SickKids  |  Terms of Use