I see doctors who understand that women cannot swallow pills prescribe dissolvable pills, suppositories and intravenous (IV) medications while ignoring a comfortable medication route: topical patches.
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***The following perspective is of HG Pharmacist and not of any organization or association in which she is affiliated or employed. How do doctors decide what medication to prescribe to pregnant women for nausea and vomiting? After working with hundreds of women around the world suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG), extreme nausea and vomiting during […]
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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 […]
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This blog is based on an Instagram Live that Kimber McGibbon, RN and Co-founder of the HER Foundation, did on December 20, 2020. Festive times for others can be the most difficult times for an HG moms. Here are our suggestions to help survive holidays and other celebratory events. Kimber and Danielle’s Instagram conversation from […]
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.