Pharmacotherapy of gastrointestinal or hepatobiliary conditions
The medication Synthroid, which is used to treat hypothyroidism is, can cause nausea or vomiting.
Nifedipine, a calcium channel-blocker, is used to manage high blood pressure. You may experience nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.
Prednisone can be used as a steroid to reduce inflammation, and treat a wide range of conditions. Prednisone can cause nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
Given the patient’s history of drug abuse, it is also possible that their symptoms could be related to withdrawal or overdose of illicit substances.
Overall, a thorough medical evaluation would be necessary to determine the specific cause of the patient’s symptoms and to provide appropriate treatment.