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Nausea and Vomiting
Oral ondansetron (Zofran) may be given to children presenting to the emergency department with vomiting and mild to moderate dehydration from acute gastroenteritis. It reduces hospital admissions and the need for intravenous hydration.
What are the effects of treatment for hyperemesis gravidarum and nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy?
Which treatments are supported by evidence, and when is it appropriate to initiate pharmacologic therapy if nonpharmacologic options are ineffective?
In the absence of acute abdominal pain, significant headache, or recent initiation of certain medications, acute nausea and vomiting is usually the result of self-limited gastrointestinal infections. Nausea and vomiting is also a common adverse effect of radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and surgical...
Scopolamine should be used to reduce nausea associated with motion sickness, but it does not reduce vomiting.
Nov 15, 2011 Issue
Ginger for the Treatment of Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
Ginger can be safely used to reduce nausea and vomiting in pregnancy.
A comprehensive history and physical examination can often reveal the cause of nausea and vomiting, making further evaluation unnecessary. Acute symptoms generally are the result of infectious, inflammatory, or iatrogenic causes. Most infections are self-limiting and require minimal intervention; ia...
Postoperative nausea and vomiting are uncomfortable for patients, can prolong hospitalization, and can lead to more serious complications, including aspiration pneumonia.
What are the effects of treatments for nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy? What are the effects of treatments for hyperemesis gravidarum?