Severe morning sickness patients get relief from anti-seizure drug

Good news may be on the horizon for Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, and other women stricken with severe nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, thanks to the work of a UB faculty member who is conducting research on a drug that is showing success treating pregnant women with this condition.

Thomas Guttuso Jr., assistant professor of neurology in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been studying the drug gabapentin, an anti-seizure and anti-pain drug that he previously studied in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy.

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By Ellen Goldbaum

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