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Accutane And Pregnancy
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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
I got pregnant exactly three months after the last dose of accutane. Should i terminate pregnancy?
Just got 1st Accutane rx. For next 4 mo.S do I have to wait at least 30days for each pregnancy/blood test or is it okay to go in a few days before?
Follow the rules: Follow the rules you've discussed with your doctor. ...Read more
If you are taking Accutane isotretinoin, and you take a home pregnancy test will the results be wrong because of the chemicals in the drug?
No: In fact, most doctors require to take one before filling your prescription. ...Read more
I'm a woman on accutane. Had sex and condom broke but also taking BC pills. Chances of pregnancy?? Should I take Plan B as a backup?
Yes- you're at risk: BC pills being taken at the same time can certainly give you 1 level of protection but having vaginal sex with a fertile male ALWAYS runs you the risk of pregnancy. If you're within 24 hrs. of when you had relations then, Plan B can still work. Greater than that then, it may not be worth doing that.... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can be: Accutane is recognized as a potential cause of serious birth defects if taken during pregnancy. It is also known to cause significant intestinal tract problems in a fraction of patients. If used only when needed and precautions are taken to limit the risks, it is a good medication. ...Read more
Pretty safe: Accutane has some issues, especially birth defects if taken while pregnant, but most of the other popularized "dangers" are significantly overblown. Still, it must be prescribed by a doctor with experience in its use, and you must join a registry (ipledge) as an added precaution against pregnancy. ...Read more
Starting Accutane: Accutane is usually a last resort option for most people due to the side effects and expense. Most people will have attempted treatment with oral antibiotics and topical medications first. If you are a woman of child bearing age, you will require counseling and pregnancy tests while on the medication, and pregnancy is prevented with contraception. There is usually a contract and everything! ...Read more
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