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is curcumin safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding

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Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Any food supplement has the potential to be helpful, but may also cause harm. Compounds found in nature often are the basis for medicines in most cult ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krinick
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
NO: Turmeric www.Umm.Edu › medical reference › complementary medicinealthough it is safe to eat foods with turmeric, pregnant and breastfeeding women sho ... Read More
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Yes: This is a Cellulose gum material. I assume you are using it for dry eyes. It is safe.
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Used as an eye drop or a laxative this material is considered both in pregnancy and during breast feeding.Its inert nature makes its likelihood of ent ... Read More
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Dr. Alysia Townsend
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Ace inhibitors are not advised for use in treatment of hypertension during pregnancy due to their association with significant birth defects. Alterna ... Read More
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Yes,in breastfeeding: Pregnancy risk is for medications is not the same as breastfeeding risk. According to lactmed, a great source of information for breastfeeding mothers ... Read More
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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No: The fda category is c which means they really don't know its safety profile. My opinion is that you should not take it while pregnant. I would talk ... Read More
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Yes: Actually this is not a simple yes/no question. You need to discuss your meds with your OB and infectious disease doctor. Do not stop your meds or ch ... Read More
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Yes: This is usually used for seizures. There are associated birth defects with it. However, not taking the drug and risking a seizure while pregnant is ... Read More
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Yes: This drug is usually used for seizures. It is a category d drug which means there may a chance the baby could be affected by the drug. However, not ... Read More
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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No: The answer is not a clear cut yes/no. The fda has assigned a category c rating which means there were some negative effects when given to animals at ... Read More
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Yes: It is very important to keep your asthma well-controlled during pregnancy. You should take your prescribed inhalers as recommended.
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Yes: This is a class c drug so there are some possible effects on the fetus. However, if you are on this drug then not taking it while pregnant can cause ... Read More

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