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Can an antidepressant affect a pregnancy test

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Dr. Ian Taras
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
No: Not sure how it could.
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Dr. Ron Eaker
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Being on the antidepressants may have nothing to do with your cycles. occasionally they will temporarily cause a disruption, but after 4 months I sus... Read More
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Dr. Ayman Omar
Specializes in Neurology
Many causes: Hi LMichel, Seems that your periods are irregular as opposed to having stopped. Typically we get concerned if you haven't had them for 3 months or mor... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 45 years experience
No: A UTI will not affect the results of a pregnancy test. The pregnancy test checks for the hormone HCG and a urinary tract infection would have no effec... Read More
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Dr. Jennifer Austin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Pregnancy test: The pregnancy test is still accurate. It is not affected by infection in your urine because it tests for beta HCG, a hormone released by pregnancy, no... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Engel
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 21 years experience
No, it should not: Affect a standard urine pregnancy test, nor should it have any appreciable effect upon a serum beta- HCG test. Likewise, the predictive quality of ei... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
No, : If its positive it's not because of the steroid injection. Good luck, start on some Folic Acid at 1 mg or a prenatal vitamin. Get seen, throwing up ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
User error: The directions must be carefully followed in order for the test to be accurate, reliable and valid.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Usually not.: Most pregnancy tests are reliable when positive.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
No: Fluticasone propionate & Montekulast will not impact a pregnancy test.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Yes: Alcohol acts as a diuretic and may dilute the urine enough to produce a false negative test result. If you are thinking of getting pregnant, abstain f... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gail Altschuler
Bariatrics 44 years experience
Pregnancy test ok: Adipex will not affect the result of a pregnancy test. If you think that you are pregnant, or trying to become pregnant, you should stop all non esse... Read More
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