A 38-year-old female asked:
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my wife is 4 weeks pregnant should i stop using tamoxifen for slight gyno and is it going to effect the baby.

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing question: You seem to state you (the father) are using a medication while your wife is pregnant. If this is the case, nothing you take has any effect on the health of the baby. Tamoxifen is a category d or dangerous s drug if used by a pregnant woman during her pregnancy.
Answered on Feb 3, 2013
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