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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.

Slow release Gravol

NVP Counsellor
Date: 2008-01-31

Question:
Is it safe to take Gravol 100 mg slow release tabs every 8 hours as suggested, throughout weeks 6 to 12 of pregnancy? What risks are there to fetus? What is the difference between treating morning sickness with Gravol this way, or Diclectin?

Answer:
Gravol is considered safe. Gravol and Diclectin have similar ingredients except that Diclectin has the added benefit of also containing Vit B6 and is the recommended drug of choice in Canada for morning sickness.

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