Nausea and Vomiting in Early Pregnancy

Nausea and Vomiting in Early Pregnancy

Nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy is common and severe cases called hyperemesis gravidarum occur in 3% of pregnant women. What is a safe remedy for nausea and vomiting during pregnancy? An effective anti-nausea medication called Ondansetron, better known as Zofran, has been used for decades. Earlier studies suggested that taking Ondansetron during early pregnancy […]

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Managing Morning Sickness

Managing Morning Sickness

You have tried for months and sometimes even years to conceive only to find that once that sought after pregnancy you have worked so hard to achieve finally occurs, it is associated with nausea and vomiting every morning sometimes even before you know you are pregnant. Morning sickness, medically known as hyperemesis gravidarum or HG, […]

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FDA Warns Against Zofran Use in Pregnancy

The FDA has issued an updated warning against Ondansetran, better known by its brand name, Zofran, use in pregnancy discussed in OBGYN News. Zofran is a 5-HT3 receptor antagonist approved by the FDA for preventing nausea and vomiting related to cancer chemotherapy and surgery. It has been used off-label to treat nausea and vomiting in […]

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