Medicines That Can Cause Nausea and Vomiting
Many nonprescription and prescription medicines can cause
nausea or vomiting. A few examples are:
- Aspirin, ibuprofen (such as Advil or
Motrin), and naproxen (such as Aleve).
- Medicines used to treat
- Narcotic pain
- Vitamins and mineral supplements, such as iron.
If you think that your nausea or vomiting may be caused by a
- Call the doctor who prescribed the medicine to find out whether you
should stop taking it or take a different one. An appointment may not be
- If you are taking a nonprescription medicine, stop
taking it. Call your doctor if you feel you need to continue taking the
|By: ||Healthwise Staff ||Last Revised: June 17, 2011|
|Medical Review: ||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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