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Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2002 Oct 10;105(1):73-4.

Treatment of intractable hyperemesis gravidarum by ondansetron.

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Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong.


Hyperemesis gravidarum is a disabling condition. It is not uncommon that patients request termination of pregnancy because of intolerable symptoms and psychological stress. We report a case in which termination of pregnancy was avoided by the use of ondansetron to treat the hyperemesis gravidarum.

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