What Medication Is Used For Morning Sickness
Dopamine agonist phenothiazine and metoclopramide have been used in morning sickness related to pregnancy. Metoclopramide is widely used drug as it is both centrally acting as well as peripherally acting (by increasing gastric motility). Its side effect include extrapyramidal (tardive dyskinesia, dystonia) side effects. Vitamin B 6 (pyridoxine) alone or in combination with doxylamine (an antihistamine found in many sleep aids, such as Unisom) are often the first medications that will be tried. Vitamin B 6 and doxylamine are available as separate, over-the-counter products.
A combination prescription product (Diclegis) is also available. Morning sickness