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A 35-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to take forteo while pregnant or breastfeeding?

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Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
No: Forteo changes your parathyroid hormone levels. It has never been tested in pregnancy. The prescription of the drug is essentially incompatible with the period of life when a women is fertile. It should not be used in pregnancy or lactation.. If you have accidentally used it for a short time when pregnant, you should know that it seems unlikely to cause harm but this is certainly unproved.
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Dr. Martin Fried
Nutrition 37 years experience
I wouldn't recommend: Pregnancy category c is given to medicines that have not been studied in pregnant humans but that do appear to cause harm to the fetus in animal studies. Forteo has not been studied in human and appears to cause harm to the unborn baby in animal studies and falls in this category.
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Is it safe to take oprostol while pregnant or breastfeeding?

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Dr. Tahir Chauhdry
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No: Do you mean misoprostol? Not safe if you are pregnant. This will lead to a potential miscarriage.
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A 39-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to take prezis while pregnant or breastfeeding?

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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
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Do you mean Prezista (darunavir): Prezista (darunavir) is a category c drug. Caution advised but the benefits may out weigh risks in some patients.
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A 46-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to take relis while pregnant or breastfeeding?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Rells??: Please be more specific as I am unable to find this in any database. If you have a hard time finding the item or no data on pregnancy risks, then avoid it!
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A 37-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to take vis it safe to take while pregnant or breastfeeding?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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31 years experience
Yes: If you are asking whether or not you can take vitamins while pregnant or breastfeeding then the answer is yes. It is recommended that pregnant women take a multivitamin while pregnant for the Folic Acid and iron. Any adult multivitamin or two flintstones a day is more than sufficient. You should not take more than the recommended dose however. You can develop toxicities if you take too much.
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