Antiemetics, akathisia, and pregnancy.


Gastrointestinal disorders are common in pregnant women. These disorders are often treated with antiemetic medications that block central dopaminergic neurotransmission. Dopamine antagonists can cause akathisia. Hormonal changes and other factors may place pregnant women at increased risk for the development of severe antiemetic-induced akathisia. The… (More)


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@article{Wright2007AntiemeticsAA, title={Antiemetics, akathisia, and pregnancy.}, author={Mark Thomas Wright}, journal={Psychosomatics}, year={2007}, volume={48 6}, pages={461-6} }