Pyridoxine is also called vitamin B6. It plays an important role in the body by maintaining the health of the nerves, skin, and red blood cells. It is also used to treat nerve disorders caused by certain medications and hereditary disorders, such as xanthurenic aciduria, hyperoxaluria, and homocystinuria. It is also used in treating anemia, vitamin B6 deficiency, and some types of seizures in babies.
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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 »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Are you taking a lot of spicy food? Did you have vomiting already for the last three months or is it the first episode? Are you on Ecosprin or LMWH (low-molecular-weight heparin) injection. Consult your doctor definitely. Take a bland diet and liquid Sucrafil-O (antacid... Read Full »
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 »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It's uncommon for a pregnant woman to experience vomiting with blood. This could be attributed to excessive and repeated vomiting, which might lead to tears in the esophagus, resulting in blood in the vomit. Should hematemesis persist and signs of reduced perfusion, such... Read Full »
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 »
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 are pregnancy-indu... Read Full »
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 »
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 routine inve... Read Full »
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 »
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 »