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American Journal of Medical Sciences and Medicine. 2019, 7(1), 1-5
DOI: 10.12691/ajmsm-7-1-1
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Comparative Study of the Effectiveness of Ginger for the Treatment of Nausea and Vomiting in Induced Pregnancy

Asatova M. M.1, Voitova G. A.1, and Saidazova Sh. Sh.1

1Tashkent Institute for Post-Graduate Medical Education, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Pub. Date: January 10, 2019

Cite this paper:
Asatova M. M., Voitova G. A. and Saidazova Sh. Sh.. Comparative Study of the Effectiveness of Ginger for the Treatment of Nausea and Vomiting in Induced Pregnancy. American Journal of Medical Sciences and Medicine. 2019; 7(1):1-5. doi: 10.12691/ajmsm-7-1-1

Abstract

Objective. The objective of our study was to examine the effectiveness of ginger for nausea and vomiting of induced pregnancy (NVIP). Methods. In a clinical trial in perinatal center of the Tashkent Institute for Post-Graduate Medical Education from 2009 to 2017 on pregnant women after ovulation induction, the effects of ginger (240 mg four times daily), vitamin B 6 (40 mg twice daily) and metoclopramide were evaluated in treatment of NVIP. Results. In all groups, treatments led to reduction in PUQE-24 score. Scores of symptoms before treatment in ginger group were 10,8±2,03, in vitamin B6 - 9,48±2,4 and metoclopramide - 9,52±2,4, and reduced to 4,23±1.1, 8.23±1.1 and 7.43±1.2, respectively, in the sixth day of treatment; however, mean changes in the two groups were not significantly different. Conclusion. Vomiting was more reduced in ginger group and this reduction was statistically significant. There was significant difference between the groups in nausea occurrences and their duration. No side effect was observed in studied groups.

Keywords:
induced pregnancy first trimester nausea and vomiting ginger

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