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Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience Pediatrics
19 different ones: Depending on the class of drug the infant is exposed to, he will have different symptoms, tell you ob.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Talk To Your Doctor: In the 3rd trimester all the babies organs have already been formed & exposure to the medication has gone on presumably since conception. Still, the d ... Read More
Dr. Donald Hazlett
53 years experience Psychiatry
Yes you should!: Even in the third semester, medication can be risky. Stimulant medication does cross the placental barrier to the fetus and the best example of the ri ... Read More
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Dr. Arman Danielyan
28 years experience Child Psychiatry
ADHd and pregnancy: There, unfortunately, are no medications for adhd that have been proven to be safe in pregnancy. You should consult with your ob/gyn doctor and your p ... Read More
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Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Talk with your Dr: I would have a discussion with your Doctor about these plans. I know several people who stop their medication during pregnancies and then restart. W ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bartholomew Vereb
15 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe: Adhd as such, probably not. But, these are dangerous drugs in pregnancy. The complications can be significant.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Haupt
48 years experience Psychiatry
Structure: Though stimulant medications are the best treatment for adhd, there are times when they don't work, or should be avoided, like pregnancy. In those cas ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
ADHD in pregnancy: I would not advise it, due to added strain on your cardiovascular system.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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No: Adhd is just a group of symptoms. In my opinion, it is not a disease. The diagnosis is based on a checklist of subjective symptoms. Kids can have focu ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eyerman
46 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Adhd often occurs with depression, anxiety, and compulsive behaviors. Frustration rises in attention disorders. This can easily result in mood, anxiet ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Causative?: I have never heard that adhd causes a pregnant woman to be depressed. Depression can however be associated with adhd (but doesn't have to be).
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO answered
36 years experience Psychiatry
Pregnanc and narcoti: Narcotic cross into baby and babies now are born with narcotic withdrawals, which is dangerous enough, without talking about the possible malformation ... Read More
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