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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 86

of 'Treatment and outcome of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy'

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Treatment of intractable hyperemesis gravidarum by ondansetron.
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Siu SS, Yip SK, Cheung CW, Lau TK
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Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2002;105(1):73.
 
Hyperemesis gravidarum is a disabling condition. It is not uncommon that patients request termination of pregnancy because of intolerable symptoms and psychological stress. We report a case in which termination of pregnancy was avoided by the use of ondansetron to treat the hyperemesis gravidarum.
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Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong. nelsonsiu@cuhk.edu.hk
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