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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.

Forum > Treatment: Diclectin
Long term effects of Diclectin

NVP Counsellor
Date: 2007-04-13

Question:
Can diclecton cause any birth defects and are there any side effects when taking it

Answer:
Diclectin is the most studied drug in pregnancy and has never been found to increase the risk for birth defects. The main side effect is drowsiness from the antihistamine, which usually goes away after about a week of taking the drug

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