When you vomit, your stomach muscles contract and push what's in your stomach up your esophagus and out your mouth. Vomiting is usually the result of nausea .
Breast cancer treatments that can cause vomiting:
Femara (chemical name: letrozole), a hormonal therapy
Arimidex (chemical name: anastrozole), a hormonal therapy
Faslodex (chemical name: fulvestrant), a hormonal therapy
Herceptin (chemical name: trastuzumab), a targeted therapy
Tykerb (chemical name: lapatinib), a targeted therapy
ovarian shutdown with Lupron (chemical name: leuprolide)
Some pain medications, anticonvulsants, and bisphosphonates (bone-strengthening medications) also can cause vomiting.
Call your doctor immediately if:
you vomit more than 4 or 5 times in a 24 hour period
your stomach swells or is painful before you vomit
you still vomit even though you're taking anti-nausea medicine
you have a bout of new, unexpected vomiting
as these could be the signs of a more serious conditio...
This article has been updated. For the most current information please go to the new article , Thank you! Abdominal Migraine is a form of Migraine seen mainly in children. It's most common in children ages five- to nine-years-old, but can occur in adults as well. Abdominal Migraine consists primarily of abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. It was recognized as a form of Migraine disease as links were made to other family members having Migraines and children who had this disorder grew into adults with Migraine with and without aura. Most children who experience abdominal Migraine eventually develop Migraine with aura and/or Migraine without aura. The diagnostic criteria for abdominal Migraine, as established by the International Headache Society, are: A. At least 5 attacks fulfilling criteria B–D B. Attacks of abdominal pain lasting 1-72 hours (untreated or unsuccessfully treated C. Abdominal pain has all of the following characteristics: midline location, per...
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