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Cant keep food down. what otc can I take? no. talked to

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cant keep food down. what otc can I take?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: no. talked to pharmacist..had taken mucinex when I had cough, haorse and mucous.. last week. now I take pepto bismol, and tea but still nausea and vomiting. thanks
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: tamsulosin and finasteride..daily..every other day I takepravastatin. i also takevitams, multi 50 plus, and osteo flex. and b3.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no..i do have allergioes and take nasl spry and ant otc antihistimine like cliri..thanks
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 12 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Viral infection is a common cause of persistent nausea and vomiting.
Besides peptobismol, you can try over the counter Meclizine tablets to stop nausea and vomiting.
Persistent nausea and vomiting can be caused by the liver disease ( hepatitis), gallbladder disease ( gall stones or cholecystitis), acute pancreatitis or inflammation of the pancreas.
If your symptoms do not improve in few hours, it is better to go to the ER for further evaluation.

Please drink plenty of fluids including Gatorade to prevent dehydration.
Best wishes,
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