vomiting of pregnancy


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vomiting

 [vom´it-ing]
forcible ejection of contents of stomach through the mouth. Called also emesis and regurgitation.
cyclic vomiting recurring attacks of vomiting.
dry vomiting attempts at vomiting, with the ejection of nothing but gas.
pernicious vomiting (vomiting of pregnancy) hyperemesis gravidarum.
projectile vomiting vomiting with the material ejected with great force; seen commonly in congenital pyloric obstruction.
stercoraceous vomiting vomiting of fecal matter.

vom·it·ing of preg·nan·cy

vomiting occurring in the early months of pregnancy.

vomiting of pregnancy

vomiting that occurs during the early months of pregnancy. Factors contributing to the condition include delayed stomach emptying during pregnancy, relaxation of the esophageal sphincter at the opening into the stomach, and relaxation of the diaphragmatic hiatus, all of which increase the risk of gastric reflux. See also morning sickness, reflex emesis.

vom·it·ing of preg·nan·cy

(vom'it-ing preg'năn-sē)
Emesis occurring in the early months of pregnancy.
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The management of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy and hyperemesis gravidarum--a 2013 update.
In 2004 and again in 2009, ACOG concluded that "treatment of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy with pyridoxine or pyridoxine plus doxylamine is safe and effective and should be considered first-line pharmacotherapy.
Effect of acupressure by Sea-Bands on nausea and vomiting of pregnancy.
Titled "The Effect of Low Weight Gain on Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy," the study was a collaboration between the Charlotte, NC-based research team and Alere Health.
Comment: At least four previous published studies have shown success in the use of ginger for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy.
Many oral and parenteral antiemetics are available to treat nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP).
POPULATION STUDIED New obstetric patients with nausea and vomiting of pregnancy were recruited for this study.
s Diclegis that is represented for the treatment of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy in women who do not respond to conservative management.
The FDA announced the approval of a delayed-release, fixed-dose formulation of 10 mg of doxylamine, an antihistamine; and 10 mg of pyridoxine, a vitamin 86 analog, for "the treatment of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy in women who do not respond to conservative management.
A wide range of oral and parenteral antiemetics is available to treat nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP).
Ginger in many forms is taken by pregnant women, with the hopes of alleviating the nausea and vomiting of pregnancy.