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Vomiting and Nausea (cont.)

Most Commom Prescribed Vomiting and Nausea Medications

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Prescription medications are available for nausea following surgery and from chemotherapy. Talk with a health-care professional about medications to treat motions sickness for an upcoming trip or cruise (seasickness).

The most commonly prescribed anti-nausea and anti-vomiting medications include (but are not limited to):

Vomiting and Nausea Follow-up

  • Rest and drink plenty of fluids.
  • Take medication, if prescribed, to combat nausea.
  • Avoid excessive motion, strong smells, and anxiety-producing situations.
  • Take medicines as directed.
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The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Vomiting and Nausea:

Nausea And Vomiting - Cause

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Nausea And Vomiting - Describe Your Experience

Please describe your experience with nausea and vomiting.

Vomiting and Nausea - Home Remedies

What home remedies have you found to be helpful with vomiting and/or nausea?

Vomiting and Nausea - Medications

What over-the-counter (OTC) or prescription drugs have been helpful in relieving nausea and/or vomiting?

Vomiting and Nausea - Prevention

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Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome »

Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) is a chronic functional disorder of unknown etiology that is characterized by paroxysmal, recurrent episodes of vomiting and was first described in children by Samuel Gee in 1882.

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