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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) safe to use during pregnancy?

Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) safe to use during pregnancy?

No.: Use during pregnancy may lead to increased risk of premature delivery and low birth weight. Infants may experience symptoms of amphetamine withdrawal. Teratogenic effects were reported when taken during the 1st trimester. Possible link to gastroschisis and hypoplastic left heart syndrome - has not been confirmed yet. ...Read more

Dr. James Chapman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) safe in pregnancy at any dose?

Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) safe in pregnancy at any dose?

Not fully known: The fda has rated Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) category c in pregnancy. This means some animal studies have shown toxicity in embryos, but no studies have been done in humans. http://tinyurl.com/mmvux3o with these unknowns, it's best to avoid Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) during pregnancy. Please discuss with your own ob-gyn doctor and your psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Would it be ok for me to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) during my pregnancy? I've been taking it for 5 years

Would it be ok for me to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) during my pregnancy? I've been taking it for 5 years

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is labeled as "category c' with regards to it's use in pregnancy. What that means is that it has not been tested sufficiently in pregnancy to be able to give a definitive answer. That being the case, i would not risk harm to your unborn child if it is at all possible to stay off Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) during your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to continue taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) during pregnancy? Age: 37 health: excellent

Is it safe to continue taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) during pregnancy? Age: 37
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Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) : Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is fda pregnancy category c, which means that it is not known whether Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) will harm an unborn baby. It could cause premature birth, low birth weight, or withdrawal symptoms in a newborn if the mother takes this medication during pregnancy. Be sure that your doctor knows you are taking this medication and that you discuss this as it could have risks. Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby, so be sure to tell your doctor if you are planning to breast feed also. ...Read more

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I had a pap yesterday. Positive pregnancy test via blood im about 4-5 weeks should I just stop taking Xanax (alprazolam) and adderall. Xanax (alprazolam) as needed only 1mg.

I had a pap yesterday. Positive pregnancy test via blood im about 4-5 weeks should I just stop taking Xanax (alprazolam) and adderall. Xanax (alprazolam) as needed only 1mg.

Discuss with Ur doc: Please discuss this with your doctor. A lot of thought should go into this and we do not know enough about you to be providing this type of detailed medical advice on the site. Contact your doctor at your earliest convenience and let them know that you are pregnant and have a discussion with them as to what you should do. Best wishes to you have a happy healthy baby. ...Read more

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I took 30 mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR today that I had left over from before pregnancy. I have been breastfeeding my 2 month old all day. Will this effect her?

I took 30 mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR today that I had left over from before pregnancy. I have been breastfeeding my 2 month old all day. Will this effect her?

May: This is not something I would take everyday. There likely will be some effect. A choice would be to pump for 24 hours and give formula There is a site called mother risk which may be of help to you. No more adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Dextroamphetamine And Racemic Amphetamine (Definition)

Dextroamphetamine|racemic amphetamine is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more


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Adderall (Definition)

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