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I have been unabe to keep anything down for a little over 24 hours. Is there a certain point at which I should go see a dr.? I was a bit dehydrated going into this latest episode b/c I can't drink any decent amount of liquid at once. Also I am breastfeeding.<br><br>
I am feeling so drained, and my head is killing me.
 

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Courtney, what helped me a lot was to take Unisom with B6. If you check out my post history you'll see it. Make sure you get the Unisom tablets and *not* the gel caps.<br><br>
I took this combo and it helped stop the vomiting. I even took it when I had the flu.
 

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I'm another who takes Unisom (doxylamine succinate is what you want to see on the label to be sure you're taking the right stuff). In my first trimester, I had bad nausea and my OB wanted to put me on prescription nausea meds. When I told her I'd rather not, she suggested the Unisom.<br><br>
It helped make life much more bearable during my first trimester. At about 14 weeks or so, I went down to half a Unisom each evening, and stopped taking the B6. I have only had a few nausea incidents since then, and no vomiting unless I forget to take the Unisom.<br><br>
That said, I'm no health care professional, but I would think if you haven't been able to keep anything down in 24 hours, you're dehydrated, and not feeling well, you should give your doctor's office a call.<br><br>
Hope you're feeling better soon.
 

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It does sound like you're dehydrated - time to call the doctor. If anything the ER might give you IV fluids to recharge your system and once home you can try the Unisom combo. It didn't work for me, I had m/s 6-14 wks and then it suddenly went away (thank goodness).<br><br>
GL!
 

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Ok i went to my LLL meeting this morning and was able to keep down some water and strawberries, apples and two cheese cubes. I just had a popsicle. I am going to try and just slowly build back up to eating. and drinking, and when my stomach is eventually full I am going to take some tylenol for this killer headache.<br><br>
I will look into the unisom when I am at the grocery store.<br><br>
Thanks for the replies, hopefully this level of feeling like crap will go away soon.
 

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FWIW, unisom tabs are basically the exact medication they prescribe up here in Canada (diclectin), and it's classified as A for use during pregnancy. I've used it in both my pregnancies, and it certainly worked for me. Actually, the prescription medication is a combination of doxylamine succinate (same as unisom tabs) and B6.<br><br>
Hope you feel better soon!
 
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