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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam): can ^ risk for cleft lip or cleft palate,

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam): There is controversy in research about this, but some data shows that xanax (alprazolam) can be associated with oral clefts in infants. Babies born w ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam): Xanax (alprazolam) should not be taken in pregnancy. It can result in withdrawal of the fetus at birth. It is reported to be associated with developm ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
PREGNANCY CATEGORY D: Xanax (alprazolam) is not adviced to be taken if you are pregnant.Likelihood of dependency and addction is high and that can affect the fetus. It is p ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evaristo Badiola
46 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly.: Studies in rats have shown that it can lead to cleft palate and other palatal abnormalities. Anti-anxiety meds like valium is category d meaning it i ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes, they do.: Benzodiazepines are in category d for pregnancy and can cause low birth weight, cleft lips or cleft palate. It has been known to cause miscarriages a ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
16 years experience Neonatology
PossIble: Although the hormone levels are very low in ocpills, there is a potential for side effects. Like female baby can have virilization.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Accutane is one of several medications listed as category x or dangerous if used during pregnancy.It is known to cause birth defects in the developin ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Category C: It's pregnancy category C, which means in high doses in lab animals, there are issues with pregnancy, but in humans at normal doses, there has been no ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No, xanax (alprazolam): Will not interfere with effectiveness of birth control.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
No.: There are no adequate reports or well-controlled studies in human fetuses. It is unknown whether Risperidone crosses the human placenta. The pregnancy ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Controversial: But the overall tide of opinion is that the answer is "no." there was laboratory evidence that lsd could cause damage to germ cells - sperm and eggs - ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Likely not: An enormous number of pregnancies on birth control pills have now been logged over the past 50 years of use. The rate is very low and would depend on ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Cleft lip/palate: A recent British medical Journal did an extensive meta-analysis of all the major studies in benzodiazepines and found a slightly increased risk, about ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
No reports: No - there should not be a problem. Antibiotics can weaken birth control effectiveness and while taking them, additional protection is recommended, bu ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
27 years experience Fertility Medicine
No effect on sperm: There are no studies proving that Lexapro (escitalopram) has a negative effect on sperm. Some antidepressants can decrease libido. Medications similar ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kurss
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: As a matter of fact, can be just the opposite. If there is endometriosis, for ex., fertility can be improved.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: This is one of the possible side effects noted in the FDA literature.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
20 years experience Family Medicine
No known interaction: I checked for interaction on Epocrates and drugs.com and could find no interaction between these two medications. Often your pharmacist may be able t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
43 years experience Psychiatry
No interaction: Citalopram is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Citalopram is used to treat depression. Es ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
It has in some cases: Doxycycline is a type of tetracycline. It has been assigned to the pregnancy category d, indicating that animal studies have revealed this can injure ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: There are no long term effects on future reproduction from use of the morning after pill.
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