Anti-Nausea Meds?

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   Posted 2/4/2010 9:08 PM (GMT -6)   
I don't know what it is -- maybe the Cimzia -- but I get a low-level feeling of nausea occasionally. Anybody found any (cheap) otc/prescription drugs that helped? I searched and found a bunch:
Cimzia, Asacol

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   Posted 2/4/2010 9:14 PM (GMT -6)   
gravol usually works very well for me... the herbal ginger kind is awesome, but so is the knock you out dimenhydrinate kind!
female 19, diagnosed crohns december 2008
entocort/pentasa previously, now prednisone & imuran, probiotics, calcium w/d3, biotin, folic acid, zinc, omega 3s, digestive enzymes & prenatal multivitamin

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   Posted 2/4/2010 9:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Zofran works the best, in my opinion, but it's pricey. Phenergan works all right, but it causes drowsiness, so it's essentially useless if you need to avoid nausea in order to function. Same with Reglan. They both come in generic and are under $20 at Walmart. Nausene is an OTC product that works decently for mild-moderate nausea. I think it's about $4 or $5 at Walmart. Chewables, but they taste decent.
Diagnosed with Crohn's in 2008 at the age of 22.
Currently on: Remicade, Imuran, Pentasa, Zofran, Tramadol, Welchol, Phenergan, Ambien, Metoclopramide, Omeprazole, Hyoscyamine

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   Posted 2/4/2010 9:18 PM (GMT -6)   
I agree with onedaymore. Try sipping (very slowly) peppermint tea ... not just mint, must be peppermint. Ginger chews or ginger tea or freshly grated ginger in food can help too.
44-single mom diagnosed with Crohn's 2004 via pill camera    6MP kicked into remission (along with modified diet) so went off in 2006.
2009/2010 acute flare and hospitalization - now on Imuran. Currently taking 55 mg prednisone.
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   Posted 2/4/2010 10:12 PM (GMT -6)   
Ditto on the freshly grated ginger tea here! Just make sure you don't use more ginger than the tip of your pinkie finger...has kinda a spicy kick to it for those that are used to bland boring foods. Boy does it work for me when nothing else will!
Dx'd Jan'06, 1st Resection 7/06, Humira, Imuran, B12 injections, Nexium, Lexapro, Nulev, Glucosamine, Multi-Vitamin, Calcium Citrate, Ultracet. Secondary conditions: Psorasis, Osteoarthritis, Fibromyalgia, Lactose Intolerant, gallstones, kidney stones, Carpel Tunnel & POST-menopausal (Hurray)

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   Posted 2/5/2010 5:15 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Gden
Just a thought, I took asacol for a long time, eventually I found it to be causing me mild nausea.  Maybe you should look into that. It is a side effect after long term use.
Diagnosed 2005.  41 year old female living in UK
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   Posted 2/5/2010 8:04 AM (GMT -6)   
I had compazine for years, but I became allergic. Its closely related to reglan so I can't take that either. I have Tigan in which is relatively cheap and works OK, but Zofran really works the best. But its expensive and insurance will only let you have so many at a time. For me, I am allowed 9 pills per week, but I an Rx'ed 3 pills a day. So I try to fill my script every week so I have a stock pile for those bad times, and then I have the Tigan for back up.

CD 20 years officially, 30 unofficially. 3 resections '93, '95 '97
Managing with strict low residue diet, keeping symptoms to a minimum. All test show small amount of ulceration, still have occasional blockages. But still have a great time with my 2 daughters and husband!

Prednisone, 6MP,Prevacid, B12 shots, Bentyl, Xifaxan.....

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