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The Motherisk Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy (NVP) Forum

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Gravol vs Diclectin

NVP Counsellor
Date: 2009-03-24

Question:
I am six weeks pregnant with my first child and I'm currently taking Diclectin 4-5 times per day for NVP. Unfortunately, I'm still quite ill at night. I have been told by my family doctor and several other people in the medical profession that Gravol is NOT good during pregnancy, despite the fact it's very similar to Diclectin. Is Gravol safe during pregnancy?

Answer:
You are correct that Gravol is similar to Diclectin and it is safe to take in pregnancy. However, Diclectin is the recommended drug to take as it is specially formulated for pregnant women.

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