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

Author(s): Levichek Z | Atanackovic G | Oepkes D | Maltepe C | Einarson A | Magee L | Koren G

Journal: Canadian Family Physician
ISSN 0008-350X

Volume: 48;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 267;
Date: 2002;
Original page

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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