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- Other experts and the company behind the drug stand by its safety and efficacy
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Changing what you eat might help:
- Try eating foods high in protein and complex carbohydrates, such as peanut butter on apple slices or celery, or cheese and soda crackers or dry toast.
- Avoid large meals.
- Stay hydrated, and drink plenty of liquids.
- Try eating foods that contain ginger, such as ginger tea or ginger ale.
Changing how you take your prenatal vitamins might help:
- Try taking your vitamins at night, since you might be able to sleep through any irritation they may cause.
- Talk to your doctor about possibly increasing vitamin B6 in your diet.
Any other tips?
- Avoid poorly ventilated spaces and irritating smells.
- Do not smoke, and avoid areas where people are smoking.
- Talk to your doctor about trying acupressure wrist bands or acupuncture.
Source: US National Library of Medicine