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Can Fam Physician. 2002 February; 48: 267-8, 277.
PMCID: PMC2213975

Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. Evidence-based treatment algorithm.

Abstract

QUESTION: One of my patients suffers from a moderate-to-severe form of morning sickness. She responded only partially to doxylamine and pyridoxine (Dicletin), and I wish to try adding another medication. What should my priority be? ANSWER: An algorithm used by Motherisk to manage thousands of patients takes a hierarchical approach to this condition. This approach is evidence based with regard to fetal safety as well as efficacy.


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