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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
When to take Diclectin pills

NVP Counsellor
Date: 2009-01-19

Question:
i have 7weeks preg and this is my first preg,i have a terrible nausea and vomiting,i'm always vomit and i can't hold anything and finally i lost my weight 2kg.i visited doktor and give me prescription dicletin,my question is my dok suggest me to take the dicletin 2 tablets in morning,1 table at noon and 1 tablet at bed time but when i read the info in the internet about the dicletin it mentioned take 1tablet in morning,1tablet at noon and 2tables bed time,this is apposite with what my dok suggest to me, which info i have to follow?take 2 tables at morning or 2 tablets at bedtime?thanks

Answer:
Talk to your doctor. The recommended dose for Diclectin is as you read: 1 tab in the morning, 1 in the afternoon and 2 at bedtime. This dosing is designed this way, because Diclectin is a delayed reaction drug, so giving 2 tablets at night would be the most effective for the more severe NVP in the morning many women have. However, some women have their worst NVP at different times of the day and the dosing can be changed to allow for this. You should discuss with your doctor.

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