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The Motherisk Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy (NVP) ForumMotherisk receives questions from around the world about morning sickness symptoms, effects, treatments and ways to cope. Those questions and answers are posted here for anyone to read, provided the reader acknowledges and accepts the proviso and disclaimer below.
My doctor prescribed 30 pills of zofran and the bottle says to take one every 8 hours. My insurance company, like most it seems, would only allow 12 of the 30 pills to be filled. I have been trying to use the pills sparingly and only take one in the morning. However, I still got sick during the day even though the 8 hour dose was still in my system. Is this because I need to take it around the clock for it to be effective?
Like all medications, in order to treat your symptoms effectively,Zofran has be taken regularly. Please see the treatment algorithm posted on this website in our February 2002, Motherisk Update for NVP treatment options. Also, see the previous questions and answers in this forum under "Treatment." What you will find there are discussions about Diclectin (used in Canada), and its equivalent in other countries. You are also welcome to call the Motherisk NVP Helpline at 1-800-436-8477.