Non sedating anti emetic
Normal saline (0.9%; 150 mmol/L) or Hartmann’s solution (sodium lactate) are appropriate choices for IV rehydration of pregnant women who are severely dehydrated.Dextrose containing fluids and hypertonic saline are inappropriate because they can precipitate severe neurological complications such as Wernicke’s encephalopathy and central pontine myelinolysis.They have no cathartic effect (don't add bulk or water). Give it with Aluminum (as in Mylanta) to minimize side-effect.They only soften the feces and are used for constipation. Indications: (1) Tearing of hemorrhoids or fissures, (2) temporary relief of constipation. Give it with Magnesium (as in Mylanta) to minimize side-effect. Indicated for hyperphosphatemia: Al Most potent of antacids. May cause CNS depression in patients with renal insufficiency. Maximally effective when taken before meals; it requires acid in order to function, thus higher doses are required in fasting people.
Symptoms usually begin between the fourth and seventh week after the last menstrual period and resolve in many women by the twelfth week and in most women by the twentieth week of pregnancy.Adverse Effects: (1) bowel granulomas, (2) may cause aspiration pneumonia in infants, (3) leaks through the anal sphincter, (4) interferes with absorption of fat-soluble vitamins Local antacid; not absorbed. Indicated for Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, GERD, and non-bleeding PUD.