MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pregnant women who suffer from nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP) now have a new option: B-Nexa®, a prescription prenatal vitamin launched today by Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. B-Nexa® is designed specifically with B vitamins and ginger to help calm NVP, also known as morning sickness, the most common symptom of pregnancy.(1,2) "Morning sickness" is not the best term to accurately describe symptoms of NVP because the condition affects 83% of pregnant women throughout the day.(2,3)
"B-Nexa® is a new option in the prenatal nutrition market that has been designed to help calm nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, with vitamin B6 and ginger, while also providing women with essential folic acid," said Wesley Mark Todd, MD, Senior Director Medical Affairs, Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. "With the launch of B-Nexa®, Upsher-Smith is pleased to have another opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to women's prenatal health."
Taken once or twice daily, B-Nexa® contains vitamin B6 and ginger to help calm nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. Each antihistamine-free tablet also contains 1.2 mg folic acid for expectant moms and developing babies.(1) The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends vitamin B6 as a first-line approach for morning sickness, and also suggests ginger as a non-drug option.(4)
For more information about B-Nexa®, visit http://www.b-nexa.com.
Although commonly known as morning sickness, NVP can occur at any time throughout the day and affects 70 to 85% of pregnant women.
|SOURCE Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc.|
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