Have Confidence Using Generic Diclectin First-Line for Morning Sickness

Controversy about Diclectin (doxylamine/pyridoxine) will bring up questions about how to treat mild or moderate morning sickness.

The latest concern is whether generic versions of Diclectin are safe for use in pregnancy, since the tablets contain mannitol as a filler.

Some people claimed that mannitol might accumulate in the fetus...but there's no good evidence that this is true. The small amount of mannitol in these tablets is NOT a health risk during pregnancy.

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