Safe Morning Sickness Drug
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|Mon, 10-21-2013 - 7:55am|
The anti-nausea medication metoclopramide appears to be a safe and effective treatment for morning sickness, Danish researchers report.
"There's a general feeling to take no medications during pregnancy," said Dr. Siobhan Dolan, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City and medical adviser to the March of Dimes. "The truth is in the first trimester when the organs are forming we're cautious about any medication the women take. But there's a growing appreciation that there can be risks to not treating symptoms like nausea and vomiting."
See Ya, Saltines! There's Now a Safe Morning Sickness Drug
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