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Forum > Treatment: Diclectin
Drowsy from Diclectin

NVP Counsellor
Date: 2007-05-07

Question:
I have just started taking diclectin..Last night I took 2 as prescribed by my doctor and I felt horrible in the morning..very drowsy..do people sometimes only take one at bedtime?? then one in the am??

Answer:
One of the ingredients in Diclectin is an anthistamine which can make some people very drowsy. However, the effects usually wear off after a few days to a week. You can decrease the dose, but ideally, you should continue to take it at the dose prescribed by your physician, because this dosing has been formulated to take care of your nausea and vomiting over the 24 hour period

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