Active Ingredient(s): Doxylamine Succinate + Pyridoxine Hydrochloride
FDA Approved: * April 8, 2013
Pharm Company: * DUCHESNAY INC
Category: Nausea & Vomiting

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Diclegis Overview

Doxylamine is a first-generation antihistamine used as a short-term sedative and hypnotic (sleep aid) or in combination formulations to provide night-time allergy and cold relief. It provides a calmative effect in preparations containing the analgesics paracetamol (acetaminophen) and codeine. It is prescribed in combination with vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) to prevent morning sickness in pregnant women. Its fetal safety rating is "A" (no evidence of risk).[4] It was first described...

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Sad to see this drug has made its way back to the market. It was previously marketed as Bendectin, Debendox, Lenotan. My mam took it while pregnant with me in the 70's I was born with my right hand missing. No drug is safe during pregnancy. I hope history doesn't repeat itself. ## Hi vicki, Sorry to hear about what happened with one of your hands. In my honest opinion, I agree that most prescription drugs should be strictly abstained by pregnant women, unless the mother's benefits of using the medication clearly outweighs any possible risk to the fetus. Which, under such circumstances, one might wonder if this would only entail an otherwise life-threatening or unbearable condition that these types of medications are used to treat or make more tolerable. However, in the end p...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Doxylamine Succinate + Pyridoxine Hydrochloride
  • Tablet, Delayed Release: 10mg + 10mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Diclegis: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 55494-100 Diclegis (Doxylamine Succinate 10 mg / Pyridoxine Hydrochloride 10 mg) Enteric Coated Tablet by Duchesnay USA, Inc.

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