Emetrol® Sponsors WebMD Tips on Treating Nausea for Moms During 2009‐2010 Flu Season
Sarasota, FL, November 16 ‐‐ WellSpring Pharmaceutical Corporation is sponsoring a multi‐part,
WebMD section for mothers with advice about treating nausea and vomiting during the flu
season. “Nausea & Vomiting: A Mom’s Guide for the Family”
(http://www.webmd.com/parenting/nausea‐vomiting‐9/default.htm), was developed by the
WebMD editorial staff and is being sponsored by Emetrol®, WellSpring’s over‐the‐counter
remedy that relieves nausea due to upset stomach from intestinal flu, stomach flu and food or
The WebMD guide features tips for mothers about the causes of nausea and how to manage it,
with treatment advice including maintaining hydration, reintroducing food after a bout of flu
and when to call a doctor. It covers signs to watch for, including rapid heartbeat or decreased
urination, which can indicate dehydration. A “Nine Tips for Nausea” slide show offers easily
accessible advice for women in a hurry about what works and doesn’t work.
Although infection is cited as the most common cause of nausea and vomiting, children can also
experience stomach upset due to food allergies, anxiety or stress at school or over the big
game, or eating too much. While pain relievers can aggravate the problem, the guide details
home remedies that can offer relief, including peppermint, ginger and over‐the‐counter
medications. The WebMD guide contains information about preventative measures such as
avoiding allergy triggers and practicing stress reduction techniques.
Recommended by pharmacists and doctors, Emetrol® has been providing safe and effective
relief for nausea due to upset stomach for children and adults for more than 60 years.
WellSpring Pharmaceutical Corporation is a privately held company founded by Dr. Robert
Vukovich in 1999 and headquartered in Sarasota, Florida. WellSpring markets and distributes
four trusted over‐the‐counter brands, Emetrol®, Micatin®, Gelusil® and Glaxal Base® Skin Cream
and Lotion. WellSpring Pharmaceutical Corporation’s headquarters are located at 5911 North
Honore Avenue in Sarasota, FL.
Media Contact: Sean Griffin, 941.312.4727 ext 129
Company Website: www.emetrol.com