Nausea and vomiting can be caused by a number of things such as pregnancy, motion sicknesses, Ménière's disease, migraines, some medicines including chemotherapy. Taking a medicine to treat nausea and vomiting may not always be the best option, talk to your doctor or pharmacist first. Read more about nausea and vomiting.
There are a variety of medicines to treat nausea and vomiting. These medicines are called anti-sickness medicines or antiemetics. The choice of treatment depends on various factors, such as:
- what has caused your nausea and vomiting
- whether you have any other medical conditions or taking any other medicines
- whether you are pregnant
- your age
- possible side-effects of the medicines.
There are a large number of conditions that can cause nausea and a range of preferred treatments that could be prescribed. The following is a guide.