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is vicks safe during pregnancy

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience Family Medicine
Should be: Vaporib is topical and should not have systemic effect. It should not harm the fetus.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Yes: yes
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Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
51 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Pregnancy and sex: To my understanding, yes however however you should have an advice from your obstetrician, providing providing you have an uncomplicated pregnancy
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It's basically just sugar and aspartame (nutrasweet). As long as you don't have phenyketonuria, you can take it. I am not a fan of aspartame anytime ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Hapner
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wouldn't advise it: There is no way to reassure you that elderberry is safe during pregnancy, so it's best not to use it.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Prospan is a dried: Ivy leaf extract in syrup form that is used to treat bronchial inflammation ; cough. It is pregnancy category c. Drugs.Com defines fda category c as ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
It may be safe but: It may be safe but no studies i could find about its safety during pregnancy as a precaution it is recommended not to use artificial sweetners and pre ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually up to 32 wee: Usually up to 32 weeks if you are having absolutely no problems with your pregnancy, but you should be asking your OB that ?, he or she may have a dif ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Tums: Is this for heart burn? If so Tums is safe
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes,it is safe: during pregnancy. It is a pregnancy category B drug,which means it is safe.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Yes: Every year, another headline hits the newspapers about caffeine affecting pregnancy! the truth, however, is very boring -- a review study looking at ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Food: Riboflavin is a b vitamin present in many foods. It is safe. You do not need to take extra in the form of a supplement if that is what you are asking.
A female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Mepivicaine: Mepivicaine (carbocaine) is pregnancy category C, however lidocaine is pregnancy category B and can be used safer. The answer actually depends on what ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
28 years experience Dentistry
Yes: It can also help maintain regularity and help reduce hemorrhoids common in pregnancy as well since your bowell function will be more natural.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Vaginal yeast infestions are common, and are even more common in pregnancy. Monistat is one of the over-the-counter anitfungals currently available an ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen): Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is an opioid, taking throughout pregnancy will result in addiction in the fetus. and they may have withdrawal a ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: Reviewed this question on a number of sites and all stated that there are no studies on the effects of noni (Morinda citrifolia or Indian mulberry) on ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Triazolam: Triazolam is a safety category x. This means that there is positive evidence of serious fetal abnormalities in animals, humans, or both; fetal risks ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Why would you?: Enjuvia is an estrogen replacement product for hot flashes and menopause treatment. I am not sure why this would be needed during pregnancy. Sometimes ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Safe: Sexual intercourse is not contraindicated during pregnancy, in most cases. Abstinence is generally recommended for patients with an incompetent cervi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Peptobismol is not the best choice for diarrhea in pregnancy. It contains Aspirin like products which are generally not used in pregnancy except in ce ... Read More

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