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What are treatments for cyclic vomiting syndrome?

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To treat cyclic vomiting syndrome, your doctor might recommend medication you can take to keep it from getting worse.

Anti-nausea drugs might keep you from vomiting. You may take antacids to cut the amount of acid in your stomach or take other medicines to stop a migraine or lower your anxiety. And you’ll probably be told to stay in bed in a quiet, dark room.

You might also need other drugs to ease any dehydration symptoms you have.

From: What Is Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome? WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome.”

Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics: “Review article: cyclic vomiting syndrome in adults -- rediscovering and redefining an old entity.”

BMC Medicine: “Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome in 41 adults: the illness, the patients, and problems of management.”

Pharmaceuticals : “Association of Marijuana Use and Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome”

Experimental Brain Research: “An Internet survey of marijuana and hot shower use in adults with cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS).”

National Organization for Rare Disorders: “Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome.”

Archives of Disease in Childhood : “Cyclical vomiting syndrome in children: A population-based study.”

American College of Gastroenterology: “What is a Gastroenterologist?”

Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Association

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on November 11, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome.”

Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics: “Review article: cyclic vomiting syndrome in adults -- rediscovering and redefining an old entity.”

BMC Medicine: “Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome in 41 adults: the illness, the patients, and problems of management.”

Pharmaceuticals : “Association of Marijuana Use and Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome”

Experimental Brain Research: “An Internet survey of marijuana and hot shower use in adults with cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS).”

National Organization for Rare Disorders: “Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome.”

Archives of Disease in Childhood : “Cyclical vomiting syndrome in children: A population-based study.”

American College of Gastroenterology: “What is a Gastroenterologist?”

Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Association

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on November 11, 2018

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