One in four with severe morning sickness being denied scripts: survey

Women say even though certain drugs are recommended for the condition some pharmacists and doctors are blocking access to them

One in four women with severe nausea and vomiting of pregnancy or hyperemesis gravidarum say they’ve been denied nausea medications by doctors and pharmacists, an Australian survey shows.

While most of the instances related to pharmacists, 25% involved doctors who would not prescribe medications for severe pregnancy nausea, a Flinders University team in Adelaide reports.

And in some cases “conflict” arose between doctors and pharmacists when they refused to dispense prescriptions the