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Comparing the Effectiveness of Vitamin B6 and Ginger in Treatment of Pregnancy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Haji Seid Javadi, Ezzatalsadat and Salehi, Fatemeh and Mashrabi, Omid Comparing the Effectiveness of Vitamin B6 and Ginger in Treatment of Pregnancy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting. Hindawi Publishing Corporation Obstetrics and Gynecology International Volume 2013,.

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Abstract

Objective. Comparing the effectiveness of vitamin B6 (40mg twice daily) and ginger (250mg four times daily) in treatment of pregnancy nausea. Methods. In a clinical trial in health centers of Qazvin University of Medical Sciences from November 2010 to February 2011 on pregnantmothers, the effects of vitamin B6 (40mg twice daily) and ginger (250mg four times daily)were evaluated in treatment of pregnancy nausea. Results. In both groups, treatments with vitamin B6 or ginger led to significant reduction in MPUQE score. Scores of symptoms at the day before treatment in vitamin B6 and ginger groups were 9.35 �} 1.97 and 9.80 �} 2.03, respectively, and reduced to 5.98 �} 1.45 and 6.28 �} 1.63, respectively, in the fourth day of treatment; however, mean changes in the two groups were not significantly different. Mean changes of MPUQE score in ginger and vitamin B6 groups were 8.32 �} 2.19 and 7.77 �} 1.80, respectively, showing no significant difference (.. = 0.172). Conclusion. Vomiting was more reduced in vitamin B6 group; however, this reduction was not statistically significant. There was no significant difference between the two groups in nausea occurrences and their duration. No side effect was observed in either group.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Divisions: University Portal > research center > kcrdu
Depositing User: kosarunit Research portal
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2016 08:50
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2016 08:50
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3463

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