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Diclectin

Bendectin (known as Debendox in the UK and Diclectin in Canada) is a combination of pyridoxine (vitamin B6) and doxylamine prescribed to treat nausea and vomiting of pregnancy or morning sickness.

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Thalidomide

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, more than 10,000 children in 46 countries were born with deformities such as phocomelia, as a consequence of thalidomide use.