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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask your pediatric: Doc, i would not recommend it.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
+/-: Hydrochlorothiazide is considered to be probably safe for lactating women/babies. The safety of Furosemide is unknown. Perhaps some obs will also answ ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on which one: Hydrochlorothiazide, triamterene, & Amiloride do not cause birth defects per some studies. Older studies raised concerns that thiazide diuretics might ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dyspareunia: Means difficult or painful intercourse, can happen after giving birth, especially vaginal birth, or even without, can be superficial or deep, can be r ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Lerner Angeles
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: You can good luck.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
21 years experience Pediatrics
Not recommended: Theraflu is not recommended to be taken during pregnancy. It is a category c drug which means that there is no direct data linking it to problems in ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: Sure there is not a problem with this!
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
How much alcohol?: Simply put, alcohol kills bacteria. Most probiotics are good bacteria. Since you haven't quantitated for us your alcohol intake (a glass, a gallon? ; ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Oxy powder: Oxy powder is a "natural" colon cleanser. It contains 3 ingredients --- magnesium oxide, citric acid, and Gum Acacia. Is it safe ? Yes. Is it safe ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: It is perfectly fine to take vitamins while taking Metronidazole. It is also wise to take a probiotic during and after taking antibiotics like Metroni ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Nature's Bounty is a brand name of many vitamins and nutrients. A multivitamin would be fine, but always check the ingredients first and clear any qu ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Drugs & breastfeedin: Please be careful about taking any medications when breastfeeding as most of them are secreted into breast milk and can adversely affect your baby. Pl ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
No data to answer: I have not found any research studies that answer this question. Aguaje is said to be a rich source of phytoestrogens & is traditionally used to incre ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes: No contraindication.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Diet pills do not prevent pregnancy. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contrac ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
It depends...: There are multiple forms of "mucus relief": pe, dm, chest, sinus, etc. Certainly you should check with your pediatrician or ob-gyn first before taking ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Most of the standard meds used for PID are safe during breastfeeding.Without the names of the meds you are using, it is hard to make a definitive stat ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Terbinafine: Caution. The body breaks down the caffeine in coffee to get rid of it. Terbinafine (Lamisil) can decrease the rate at which caffine is eliminated from ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Lederman
39 years experience Dentistry
Dependence: The main issue is dependence upon them. They get you to sleep, but they interfere with normal sleep cycles. Bad non restful sleep is not good long t ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: No problem taking penicillin class antibiotics with alcohol but keep it in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstai ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Roy Benaroch
26 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Usually yes, but it depends on the medication. Be sure to talk with the prescribing physician about the exact medication, and make sure he or she know ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You can take those pills. see insert or box for further details if they have any ingredients that may not be recommended during pregnancy Best Wishe ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes. No

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