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The Motherisk Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy (NVP) Forum

Motherisk 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.

Zofran pump and other complicated issues

NVP Counselor
Date: 2006-08-14

Question:
I am a deperate first time mother, 18 weeks pregnant. I am 7lbs lighter then when we found out. I have been off work for almost 3 months and tried all sorts of medications, (Reglan, Phenegran, Zofran, anti-histamines, gas-x, antacids, etc.) I had to switch OBGYNs and now drive 45mins to see my doc. They want to start the zofran pump but i question this because the pills are ineffective for me. The cost of zofran will empty our saving for the baby. Even after insurance pays- we are left with $2400 month. I am desperate to feel better. Is there any info on the pump? or zofran supplied through the pump? I am scared I am on my way to tube feedings and hurting the baby.

Answer:
Your case sounds rather complicated, so I would advise you to call our toll free Motherisk NVP Helpline (1-800 436 8477) where you can speak to one of our specially trained counselors for information

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