Granisetron (Kytril, Sancuso), a possible alternative to ondanestron (Zofran) for extreme nausea and vomiting in pregnancy AKA Hyperemesis Gravidarum
I encourage hyperemesis gravidarum patients to discuss the possible use of granisetron with their doctors and reach out to the manufacturer to find out where and how to get it, if their insurance does not cover it, or if their local pharmacy does not carry it.
Over the last few months, I received many questions regarding the ranitidine (Zantac) recall. Women with morning sickness and/or hyperemesis gravidarum often take ranitidine to decrease their amount of stomach acid, allowing them to feel better throughout the day. This medication does not require a prescription, which means it has met a standard of safety […]
Lots of love, from Dr. Danielle, your HG Pharmacist About Dr. Kane: Dr. Melani Kane (Bersten) graduated from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and returned to Minnesota as a Cannabis Pharmacist in a pharmacist-led dosing model. After spending countless hours researching the endocannabinoid system and phytocannabinoid pharmacology, Dr. Kane created Prepcann, an e-learning platform designed […]
Pregnancy is a miraculous time and an unforgettable experience. That being said, it may also be accompanied by its own set of challenges. Two of the most common issues of pregnancy are nausea/indigestion and vomiting. Most women today are looking for more natural ways to balance their bodies and manage their health. Tea is one […]