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Nausea is an uncomfortable feeling you get before you’re sick. There are lots of reasons why you might get it, and there are medicines that can help to relieve it.

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    Fast-acting tablet for nausea and motion sickness. Can ease symptoms within 20 minutes.

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    Tablet available in three different strengths that works in the brain to reduce nausea.

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    What is nausea?

    Nausea is the feeling you get when you’re about to be sick (as in vomit). Sometimes it leads to vomiting, but not always. The best way to describe it is as an uncomfortable feeling in your throat and stomach, where you feel an urge to vomit. 

    It can be caused by a range of things, like migraines, food poisoning, viruses, being pregnant, and some people get it when they travel by boat, car or air (travel or motion sickness). Nausea can also be a side effect of treatment like chemotherapy.

    Who gets nausea?

    Anyone can get nausea, and most people will get it at least once. Sometimes we know the cause and other times it can happen unexpectedly. 

    If you have migraines with ‘aura’, nausea can be a symptom. You might get nausea during the first few weeks of being pregnant (this is called morning sickness). Nausea can also happen if you get ‘travel sick’ when in a moving car or boat (this is also called motion sickness). 

    How common is nausea?

    It’s common to get it occasionally, particularly in situations that can trigger it; for example being on a moving boat, or having a virus or a stomach bug. Because it can be caused by so many different things, and can often be transient, it’s not really possible to estimate how often it happens. (A lot of the time people will get it, it will pass, and they won’t need to tell a doctor about it.)

    It’s very common to get morning sickness (which causes nausea and vomiting) during the early stages of pregnancy. Estimates of how common it is vary, from 50% to 70%

    Nausea is more common in people taking certain treatments or with specific medical conditions. For example, if you’re having chemotherapy then you’re more likely to have nausea as a side effect. Some medicines for pain relief like ibuprofen and paracetamol can also cause nausea. 

    It’s estimated that about 5-10% of people with COVID-19 get gastrointestinal symptoms, including nausea.

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    What causes nausea?

    The feeling of nausea is caused by a transmission of signals from a sensory part of your body (like the eyes or nose) to the brain. There is a trigger zone in your brain called the chemoreceptor, of the CTZ. This receives and interprets messages sent from the body which are carried by neurotransmitters, which are then passed to the vomiting centre in your brain, which leads to the feeling of sickness.  

    Can nausea lead to other problems?

    Generally speaking, nausea is an unpleasant feeling but it’s typically harmless. It can result in vomiting, and vomiting a lot can lead to dehydration. So it’s important to replenish your fluids if you’re being sick.

    Sometimes the thing that’s causing nausea may be harmful. If you’re getting regular feelings of nausea and you’re unsure what’s causing it then you should seek treatment. There may be an underlying condition that needs attention.

    What medications are there for nausea?

    There are a lot of different types of anti-nausea medication, including antihistamines and anticholinergic agents. They work in a broadly similar way to treat nausea, but contain different ingredients. 

    Nausea treatment usually works by interrupting the passage of nausea signals, or your brain’s interpretations of them. These drugs usually work on receptors in the vomiting sector of the brain, making them less sensitive to chemical messages. This helps to stop the chemical transmission which causes the uncomfortable feeling, relieving symptoms of nausea. 

    There are other treatments for nausea that work in the gut to help food move through it faster. If you use these, you’ll normally only take them short term, and they’re better for nausea being caused by digestive issues or migraine.

    Is there a ‘best’ treatment for nausea?

    Not as such. There are a few different treatments available for nausea. The type that will work best depends on a number of factors, like how severe your nausea is and what’s causing it.

    Dopamine blocking treatments can help to treat nausea caused by medication, morning sickness or vertigo. Antihistamines can be helpful for nausea caused by travel sickness. Anticholinergics are useful for nausea caused by problems in the gut.

    If you’re not sure which treatment is best for you, we can help you find the right option.

    Does nausea always need treatment?

    Not always. Avoiding triggers can help to reduce nausea. For example, if you know you suffer from motion sickness, then it can help not to read while in a moving car. If you get nausea associated with migraine, taking steps to limit the risk of migraine can help. It depends on what your migraine triggers are, but this might be making sure you get enough sleep, or avoiding specific foods that you know cause them.

    But nausea treatment can help if your symptoms are brought on by something unavoidable, like travelling, morning sickness or a certain type of medication. You should get medical advice if you continually get nausea with no obvious cause.

    FAQ: Nausea

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    Which dose of Phenergan should I use?

    The dosage of Phenergan that you take will usually depend on how severe your nausea is. Once you’ve talked to us about your health, we’ll be able to advise you on which dose will be most suitable for you.

    Is Phenergan similar to any other treatments?

    Phenergan is a bit like other antihistamine treatments for nausea, such as Buccastem M and Cyclizine. They work in a similar ways to treat the symptoms of nausea and sickness, but they use different active ingredients, meaning that one treatment may suit you better than another, or might be more or less effective for you.

    How effective is Phenergan?

    Phenergan is considered to be an effective treatment against nausea in a similar way to other antihistamine medications that target nausea. Phenergan has been shown to work much more effectively than placebo.

    Who is Phenergan for?

    Phenergan is an effective short-term or situation-specific treatment against sickness, such as travel sickness, nausea and vomiting. It’s a short-term solution for these symptoms, and shouldn’t be used for longer than seven days.

    Do I need a prescription for Phenergan?

    You need to have a prescription in order to take Phenergan so that the prescriber can make sure that it’s safe for you to use. They’ll also need to assess the size of the dose you need - depending on the severity of your symptoms.

    Why should I buy Phenergan online with Treated?

    Ordering your treatment online with us means that you’ll benefit from the expert advice of our clinicians, who’ll help to find the best option for you. Your treatment will then be delivered to you in discreet packaging.

    We’ll be in touch after you’ve received your treatment to check that it’s working as it should be, and that you’re not experiencing any unexpected side effects, so you can just concentrate on feeling better.

    Are there different types of nausea?

    The feeling of nausea itself is quite distinct, but there are different causes. For example, food poisoning tends to lead to both nausea and vomiting. This type of nausea can come on suddenly and be quite severe.

    Nausea you get with a migraine might not lead to vomiting, but persist for a while. Travel sickness can cause nausea but this might come on more slowly, and not result in vomiting.

    Can you get side effects from nausea treatment?

    Nausea treatment can cause side effects. Drowsiness is a common side effect that you can get with several different types. Others might cause headaches, constipation or insomnia. Most of the time, side effects pass fairly quickly and aren’t harmful. But if you do get side effects when using nausea treatment, it’s important to let the person who prescribed medication for you know.

    If you’re concerned about side effects or have had them before when using nausea treatment, we can help you find a solution that works for you.

    Why should I buy nausea treatment online with Treated?

    We’ll give you personalised advice on nausea treatment. Talk to us about your symptoms, and we’ll suggest the treatments we think will work best for you. You’ll get to choose the option that suits you best, and ask us any questions you have. You’ll also get access to our experts to get any further advice you need afterwards, and we’ll check in with you to see how your treatment is going.

    Is Metoclopramide similar to any other treatments?

    There are a couple of migraine treatments similar to Metoclopramide. There’s Migramax, which is 10 mg of Metoclopramide with aspirin. There’s also Paramax, 5mg of Metoclopramide with paracetamol. As these are both branded treatments, they will probably be more expensive than generic Metoclopramide with over-the-counter paracetamol or aspirin. These medications also specifically treat migraine sickness, so they’re not appropriate for everyone.

    How effective is Metoclopramide?

    Metoclopramide has been shown to be very effective at treating nausea with a range of causes, such as migraine and chemotherapy. It works in both high and low doses with low risk of side effects.

    Who is Metoclopramide for?

    Metoclopramide is usually prescribed to the following groups:

    • people with migraine nausea

    • people suffering nausea after operations

    • nausea associated with chemotherapy or radiotherapy

    • nausea during end of life care

    Due to its effectiveness at treating nausea, it is sometimes used ‘off label’ for other causes. If you need help with nausea, talk to our clinician about finding the right treatment.

    Do I need a prescription for Metoclopramide?

    You’ll need a prescription for Metoclopramide. This is so we can make sure it’s the right treatment for you and is safe for you to use. If you already have a prescription, you can order online with us and have it delivered to your door.

    If you don’t have a prescription for Metoclopramide and you’re suffering from nausea, tell us about your health. Our clinicians can check your information and offer some suggestions.

    Why should I buy Metoclopramide online with Treated?

    At Treated, we can make your access to healthcare easier and give you more freedom to choose.

    Just talk to our expert clinicians about your nausea symptoms and health background and we’ll find some treatment options for you. You can pick the one you want to try and have it delivered straight to your door. If you already have a prescription for Metoclopramide, it’s even easier.

    We also pride ourselves on our excellent aftercare, making sure treatment is going well. If you have any questions, just log into your account and send us a message.
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