Based on the intensity and frequency of your morning sickness or NVP symptoms, or if you have experienced NVP in a previous pregnancy, your healthcare provider will assess your health status and your medical history. If needed, he or she will prescribe a safe and effective morning sickness medication to help relieve your symptoms and prevent progression to a more severe stage.
In Canada, there is only one prescription morning sickness medication specifically formulated, indicated and prescribed for the management of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy . This product contains an essential micronutrient - vitamin B6 (pyridoxine hydrochloride) in combination with the antihistamine doxylamine succinate in a delayed release formulation.
This combination has been prescribed in Canada for over 35 years. The safety of this product has been studied in over 200,000 pregnant women and prescribed to nearly three generations of women. The combination of doxylamine succinate and vitamin B6 (pyridoxine hydrochloride) isrecommended as first choice morning sickness medication as per the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) and the Motherisk Program of the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. The healthcare professional who is monitoring the progression of your symptoms could add other options if necessary.
A woman who suffered from nausea and vomiting during her pregnancies, shares her experience.
She says that she could fully enjoy her pregnancy after her physician prescribed a safe and effective medicine to manage morning sickness.