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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.
I am 6 weeks pregnant. I am feeling very sick 24/7. I took Diclectin for the first time yesturday and I do feel better. I feel very sleeply and drowsy though. Also I have been noticing that I am very nervous because I think the nausea will come back. Is it normal to feel like that? Should I lessen my dosage of Diclectin?
Most women find that the Diclectin makes them feel drowsy when they first start taking it. However, usually within a week these symptoms go away. Consult your doctor about dosage. The usual dosage is 2 tabs at night, 1 in the morning and 1 in the afternoon.