NHMike wrote:Had a very rough day today with Nausea after the infusion drugs wore off. I see that you can get Emetrol at CVS and several other things. Any recommendations for stuff that's safe and effective?
Glad OSM chimed in with some references ... I am busy blowing myself up rewiring a renovation house
pure, real ginger
foods or drinks, ginger ales or ginger beers ... BUTT with REAL ginger, fresh brewed ginger root tea
I believe Gravol® has a "ginger" tablet OTC
or Gravol® itself (Dimenhydrinate) or generics
BrownBagger's standby = mixed CBD/THC cannabis = OTC depending upon where you are
Acupressure/puncture : PC6 / Nei Guan
PLEASE DO NOT needle yourself at home
the "pressure" method is also effective and is the basis of the "sea sickness bracelets" which stimulate this point.
PM me if you need specifics my friend
I never had real issues with nausea BUTT had scripts in hand for all the big guns
if needed ( Emmend, Zofran, Kytril )
.... BECAUSE I learned from folks on forum here what worked for them.
Also always had some level of dexamethasone prior to infusions and variable amounts after.
Hope this helps and if it works for you ... please let us know how you are doing
Cheers and Harmony