Note: The following information is for education only and not to be taken as medical advice. Be sure to consult your doctor for all medical decisions. ***Trigger Warning*** The following blog has details that might cause a reaction in women who have Hyperemesis Gravidarum. Proceed with caution if this is you! Treatments for Excess Saliva […]
Women suffering from debilitating nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, called Hyperemesis Gravidarum, constantly wonder why there are no safe and effective medications for this disease in which over 200,000* women worldwide endure annually. The answer is multifaceted – just think about the impact from the thalidomide disaster in the 1950s! Since we cannot go back […]
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Enjoy this infographic summarizing medications that you do not swallow that can be taken at home. I intentionally left out any medications that require a needle, but keep in mind ondansetron (Zofran) and metoclopramide (Reglan) pumps as other home options which have worked wonders for many HG moms. The key is finding a treatment regimen […]
My heart went out to this pregnant woman in our ER, getting her IV in place, and I wanted her to know she’s not alone.
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 […]