Nausea and vomiting (feeling and being sick) can occur as part of a range of conditions. Aprepitant is a medication used to stop nausea and vomiting or reduce how often it occurs and its severity. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) describes aprepitant, how it can be used and some of the possible side effects.
Digoxin is a medicine used when the heart does not pump properly. It is also used to treat some abnormal heart rhythms. This information sheet describes how this medicine is given and some of its possible side effects.
Propranolol belongs to a group of drugs called beta blockers. It is used in patients with heart problems to control high blood pressure or irregular heart beats. It is also used to treat certain types of vascular birthmarks. It is also used to prevent migraines and headaches.
When your child has a simple illness, you can often treat it at home using over-the-counter (OTC) medicines. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains how you can buy and use OTC medicines safely.
In a study funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC), the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the Department for International Development (DFID) and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Biomedical Research Centre, researchers have shown that starting children with HIV in Africa on antiretroviral treatments before the age of six increases their likelihood of not just surviving into adulthood, but surviving with a stronger immune system.
This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about your admission for a course of infusions of a medicine called dihydroergotamine (or DHE for short) given into a vein. You might have already tried various other medicines to improve your headaches and migraines. This is the next step in treatment. As well as explaining what will happen during the admission, this page tells you about the medicine itself and any side effects that may happen.
Your child has recently had craniofacial surgery. We are happy that your child has now recovered from their operation and is ready to go home.This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is designed to give you the advice and support you need when you take your child home.