Doxylamine Succinate

Doxylamine succinate is an antihistamine taken to get relief from the common cold, allergy, and hay fever. It works by blocking the work of acetylcholine and histamine produced in the body. It also provides relief for watery eyes, runny nose, and sneezing. It can treat insomnia too.

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My pregnant wife has some blood in her vomiting. What is the cause?

Query: My doctor,My wife is pregnant and this is her third month. During vomiting, she noticed blood. What is the reason? Kindly suggest me.  Read Full »


Dr. Prathap

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is unusual for a pregnant woman to vomit blood. The reason may be excess, repeated vomiting caused esophageal tears, which leads to blood in the vomitus. If hematemesis is persistent and there are signs of decreased perfusion like cold extremities, giddiness...  Read Full »

Is Emeset-4 safe to take during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 15 weeks pregnant, and I take Emeset-4 daily to control vomiting and nausea. I am having Emeset-4 from almost a month, but my doctor told me to take it less often. I tried stopping it, but my vomiting started again. What to do? I tried taking Doxinate-G, but it does not work. Please ...  Read Full »


Dr. Joshi Shalaka Kishor

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is not advisable to take Emeset-4 (Ondansetron) during pregnancy so frequently. 6 to 7 large quantity vomits per day is considered normal, also small quantity 10 to 15 vomits per day is also normal. No treatment is required in either case. These arepregnancy-induc...  Read Full »

What supplements should my pregnant wife take?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is pregnant. Her home pregnancy test kit showed the result as positive. Her last LMP was 7th of last month. What all supplements should she take now? Her age is 24.  Read Full »


Dr. Sonal Prasad

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. My hearty congratulations to you and your wife. Your wife needs to get an ultrasound early pregnancy done preferably at 6 weeks (in your case by the 18th of this month) for localization of pregnancy and presence of cardiac activity. She also needs to get routin...  Read Full »

Is taking 350 mg of Unisom safe or lethal?

Query: Hello doctor, My friend took a little more sleeping aid than usual (not suicidal) and I was wondering whether 350 mg of Unisom (Doxylamine succinate) is safe or lethal. He is showing signs of being super sleepy. He has a history of depression and drug addiction.  Read Full »


Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The usual dose of Doxylamine succinate as an antihistamine will not exceed greater than 60 mg per day. Excessive dose may cause CNS (central nervous system) depression, palpitations, tachycardia, disorientation, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, paradoxical central n...  Read Full »

Is it normal to vomit with traces of blood during 12th week of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 12 weeks pregnant. Tonight I vomited twice. First, I saw traces of blood and felt sore in the throat. Second time I saw a handful of brown stuff/streaks. Please advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Are you taking a lot of spicy food? Do you have vomiting already for the last three months or is it the first episode? Are you on Ecospirin or LMWH (low-molecular-weight heparin) injection. Consult your doctor definitely. Take a bland diet and liquid Sucrafil-O 2 teasp...  Read Full »

Can my wife take Doxinate tablet throughout her pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 13 weeks and 5 days pregnant at present. She vomits in the mornings, and she has continuous light stomach pain. Once or twice a day, she has intense stomach pain for 5 to 7 minutes. She takes¬†Doxinate tablet once a day. Is this type of pain common in pregnancy? Can she take...  Read Full »


Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? Usually, vomiting during pregnancy lasts till 12 to 16 weeks maximum. She can keep having Doxinate (Doxylamine succinate and Pyridoxine hydrochloride), 2 to 4 times a day. It is safe in pregnancy. Gelusil or Mucaine gel is safer and better alternative, ...  Read Full »

I am 10 weeks pregnant and vomiting a lot. Is this normal?

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently 10 weeks pregnant. I get vomiting a lot. I feel like there is a lot of acid in my stomach. Is this normal? I am worried as I am not able to give enough nutrients to my baby.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Vomiting is a normal condition experienced during pregnancy. But if it is more than three to four times a day, you can take antiemetics like tablet Doxylamine 10 mg with Pyridoxine twice or thrice a day, half an hour before food for the next two to three weeks. Usually,...  Read Full »

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