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Diclegis® is a prescription medicine used to treat nausea and vomiting of pregnancy in women who have not improved with change in diet or other non-medicine treatments.
It is not known if Diclegis® is safe and effective in women with severe nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, a condition called hyperemesis gravidarum. Women with this condition may need to be hospitalized.
Diclegis® is intended for use in pregnant women. It is not known if Diclegis® is safe and effective in children under 18 years of age.
Do not take Diclegis® if you:
Before taking Diclegis®, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if
you: (1) have asthma; (2) have eye problems called increased intraocular pressure or narrow angle glaucoma; (3) have a stomach problem called stenosing peptic ulcer or pyloroduodenal obstruction; (4) have a bladder problem called urinary bladder-neck obstruction; (5) are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. Diclegis® can pass into your breast milk and may harm your baby. You should not breastfeed while using Diclegis®.
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
How should you take Diclegis®?
If you take too much Diclegis® (overdose), you may have the following symptoms: restlessness, dry mouth, the pupils of your eyes become larger (dilated), sleepiness, dizziness, confusion, fast heart rate, seizures, muscle pain or weakness, and sudden and severe kidney problems. If you have these symptoms and they are severe, they may lead to death. Stop taking Diclegis®, call your healthcare provider or go to the nearest hospital emergency room right away. For more information about overdose treatment, call your poison control center at 1-800-222-1222.
What are the possible side effects of Diclegis®?
These are not all the possible side effects of Diclegis®. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Keep Diclegis® and all medicines out of the reach of children. Carefully read the storage instruction as detailed in the Diclegis Patient Information leaflet.