Nausea and Vomiting, Age 11 and Younger - Home Treatment
For older children
After talking to your child's doctor, you may give your older child an over-the-counter antinausea medicine, such as meclizine (Antivert or Bonine) or dimenhydrinate (Dramamine). Follow the package instructions carefully.
If your child also has diarrhea, try home treatment for diarrhea.
Symptoms to watch for during home treatment
Call your child's doctor if any of the following occur during home treatment:
Dehydration develops. Signs include your child being thirstier than usual and having less urine than usual.
- Your child's vomiting returns or becomes severe.
Blood or yellow or green liquid (bile) is present in your child's vomit.
- Your child's vomiting does not get better.
- Your child's symptoms become more severe or frequent.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
June 04, 2014
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