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shahpoorian F.. Vitamin B6 Is it an effective therapy for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. IJN. 1999; 13 (23) :10-17
URL: http://ijn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1371-en.html

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Background: Nausea and vomiting ane common complications of pregnancy which with available managements are not actually treatable. Vitamin 86 deficiency has been postulated as a cause.

Objective: To find out the effect of vitamin 86 consumption on reducing the intensity of nausea and frequency of vomiting of Pregnancy.

Design: The study was a randomized double blind placebo controlled trial. The frequency of vomiting and the intensity of nausea. VAS) 24 hourse prior to research were compared with that of mean value for 3 days treatment. Sample: Hundred and four primigravida woman with gestational age of 16

weeks or less, who were randomly divided into two groups recieving vitamin 86(52) or Placebo (52).

Result: Both vitamin 86 and placebo were effective on reducing the intensity of

nausea (p

Conclusion: vitamin 86 can be used as an harmless placebo in treating nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. Furthur researches are recommended with different dosage and length of treatment with vitamin 86.

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Received: 2012/12/1

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