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Can Fam Physician. Feb 2002; 48: 267-8, 277.
PMCID: PMC2213975
Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. Evidence-based treatment algorithm.
Zina Levichek, Gardana Atanackovic, Dick Oepkes, Carolyn Maltepe, Adrienne Einarson, Laura Magee, and Gideon Koren
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont.
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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