Is a Drug Commonly Prescribed for Morning Sickness Really Safe?


By Molly Clifton

New research confirms the safety of a drug commonly prescribed to treat nausea during pregnancy.

The study from Denmark found no association between the drug Metoclopramide and an increased risk of major malformations, spontaneous abortions or stillbirths.

About 10 to 15 percent of pregnant women receive prescription medication to treat nausea and vomiting.

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