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# hyperemesis gravidarum

This year
2023
# severe vomiting
HSE review to allow GPs prescribe Cariban drug for pregnant women continuing, says minister
Stephen Donnelly confirmed that the budget allocation for the scheme will be surpassed.
# Podcast
The Explainer: Why are there still problems accessing a drug that prevents extreme morning sickness?
Listen in to hear political correspondent Christina Finn explaining the situation with Cariban.
Last year
2022
# hyperemesis gravidarum
Govt one step closer to giving severe illness during pregnancy drug free of charge
U-turn on calling Cariban a food supplement as HPRA says such classification is not appropriate.
# severe morning sickness
Health Minister insists State won't reimburse cost of drug to treat severe pregnancy sickness
When Stephen Donnelly was in Opposition he told Simon Harris that the drug called Cariban should be available on the drugs payment scheme.
All time
# Women's Health
Concerns raised over morning sickness medication being sold to women online
There have been calls for the drug, which can cost up to €3,000, to be made available to women with a medical card.
# Pregnancy
'I was getting sick all day when I was pregnant. The doctor told me to have cold milk and Rice Krispies'
Severe vomiting affects 2% of pregnant woman, but some say there is not enough awareness about it, even among the medical profession.