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does taking adderall cause birth defects

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
No: There are no reported birth defects with the use of prescribed Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). There has also been no link found ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Evans
17 years experience Neonatology
Unlikely: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is classified as class c for pregnancy. Pregnant mice give Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racem ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Choate
43 years experience Pediatrics
Who knows?: no studies available on this subject
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Food supplement: This is a proprietary product containing herbs, some of which have been shown to improve libido. The label does warn about blood pressure and heart c ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience Pediatrics
Less than a month: Unlikely to be teratogenic, but has been asociated with learning difficulties and school behavior issues when the mom takes during pregnancy. Fatherh ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Category B=safe: This drug is listed as a category "B" drug during pregnancy. This label is applied to drugs where existing studies show no fetal effect in the 1st or ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Many reasons: First, are they really increasing, or are they just living. Up until recently in history most of those pregnancies with defects would miscarry or the ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It is an infection that should be treated but it does not normally cause birth defects.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth complications: Listeria monocytogenes is a bacteria that can cause serious complications in pregnant women. It can lead to infection of the amniotic fluid, premature ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Unlikely: There are 2 reports of a very slight association of birth defects in children conceived whilst mothers were using spermicides. However these were retr ... Read More

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