Many pregnant women do not dare to take drugs against nausea

PharmaSafe PhD student Kristine Heitmann just published an article in the European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology on nausea during pregnancy. This article was now featured on

Kristine Heitmann.

Photo: Lillian Moe Andreassen.

Kristine Heitmann and her colleagues just published an article about nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.

They found out that a significant proportion of women did not take any medication to treat nausea and vomiting although established drugs are considered safe.

Interestingly, the women's believes on drug safety had a major impact on their use of medication.

The completely article, which contains interviews with an affected woman and Kristine can be found on

The underlying scientific article can be found here.


By Stefan J. Barfeld
Published Mar. 11, 2016 12:11 PM - Last modified July 4, 2017 1:47 PM