Antiemetic

Antiemetics are the drugs that are used to treat vomiting and nausea. Antiemetic drugs are given before and after chemotherapy to prevent side effects. These drugs work by interfering with the neurotransmitter receptors that are involved in vomiting.

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Why do I suddenly have nausea at 28 weeks of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor,I am carrying now currently on the 28th week. I have nausea. I never had nausea previously. But now, I got it suddenly two days back. Is it normal? What should I do to avoid this nausea? I am Rh-negative and I am advised to take an injection one before delivery and after delivery. In which...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This could be because of hormonal changes occurring during pregnancy. It is quite normal and there is nothing to worry about. Please take antiemetics and also get checked once by your gynaecologist. However, if you have a doubt then get back to me. Take care.  Read Full »

What can cause vomiting after eating?

Query: Hi doctor, I am vomiting after eating for the last six days. What to do? I visited my doctor and he prescribed me tablets and gave injection also. I feel weak and my temperature is quite high.  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. This could be a stomach infection. I would suggest in such case an antibiotic containing Ofloxacin and Ornidazole along with anti-emetic like Ondansetron. Also, I suggest to add up a combination of Pantoprazole and Domperidone along. Take soft an...  Read Full »

Can contraceptive pills make you nauseous?

Query: Hi doctor, I have taken morning after pill after having unprotected sex on my 1st day of periods. Feeling vomiting sensation, but there is no vomit happening. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, I would like to tell you that morning after pill was actually not required on the first day of your menses at all as you had started your period. As there is no ovum to fertilize on day 1, fertilization and pregnancy would not have taken place anyway...  Read Full »

Is it fine to take antiemetics for food poisoning?

Query: Hi doctor, I am aware that vomiting is the body's normal response to certain illnesses but here is the thing. I have emetophobia, which is a phobia of vomiting. This is not just "oh, yeah no one likes to throw up". This is a debilitating fear that effects a person's everyday life. Pretty much every...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all I would like to clarify that vomiting is not a useless response of the body. It is body's way of conveying that something wrong is there that needs to be corrected. For example in food poisoning the body vomits so that it throws away all the food that ...  Read Full »

What causes low blood pressure and diarrhea?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from diarrhea and vomiting. I feel nauseated while eating. My BP is on the lower side, 95/60 mmHg. I did not take any medicine, just having salt water with lemon.  Read Full »


Dr. Eriol Braholli

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is obvious that you have a condition called gastroenteritis. It is usually caused by viral infections, but even bacterial ones and alimentary intoxications can cause it. You have low blood pressure due to liquid loss through diarrhea and vomiting. You can rehydrate you...  Read Full »

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