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Doctor insights on: Aldactone And Pregnancy

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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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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Can progesterone suppositories really raise progesterone levels in early pregnancy and keep the pregnancy full term?

Can progesterone suppositories really raise progesterone levels in early pregnancy and keep the pregnancy full term?

Yes and maybe: Progesterone suppositories do raise Progesterone levels in early pregnancy, both the level in the blood, and the amount of hormone reaching the lining of the uterus. Keeping a pregnancy full term depends on a number of factors, including whether or not the baby is genetically normal, and you having a normal uterus. ...Read more

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How will a small dose of Aldactone (spironolactone) affect my estrogen and progesterone while in perimenopause? I have acne and facial hair and pms.

How will a small dose of Aldactone (spironolactone) affect my estrogen and progesterone while in perimenopause? I have acne and facial hair and pms.

Aldactone (spironolactone): Aldactone (spironolactone) has antiandrogenic effect so helps with facial hair and acne. It also has Progesterone like effects so can cause more menstrual irregularities peri menopause with breast tenderness! It also has a very low estrogen like effect which is generally not clinically significant! ...Read more

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Can I take forskolin weight loss pill with Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) bcp will it effect my bcp and become pregnant ?

Can I take forskolin weight loss pill with Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) bcp will it effect my bcp and become pregnant ?

Maybe not, Unknown: This herbal supplement has little documented effectiveness for weight loss and interactions with combination oral contraceptives is unknown. It has been used to induce menstruation and as a contraceptive in the past. It has also been used as a cardiac drug. ...Read more

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Can there be any side effects after taking your first Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill?

Can there be any side effects after taking your first Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill?

Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol): Here is an extensive list of possible side effects with Yaz: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/yaz-side-effects.html ...Read more

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Is ok to take lebetalol and methyldopa during pregnancy?

Is ok to take lebetalol and methyldopa during pregnancy?

Medications: All anti hypertensives have to be monitored by a physician during pregnancy so if you become pregnant when taking these medications you should consult a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Will yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) regulate periods in PCos? will this medication have any side effects?

Will yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) regulate periods in PCos? will this medication have any side effects?

Birth control pill: Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is a birth control pill. The nature of birth control pills is that they administer defined amounts of hormones to the body. The hormones suppress the production of ovarian hormones and stop ovulation. The regular administration of defined amounts of hormones also regulates a woman's cycle. On the downside, a woman taking birthcontrol pills cannot get pregnant. ...Read more

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Im on medications like diane 35, finasteride and aldactone (spironolactone). I have to take a 24 hour urine cortisol test. Will my medications affect the test result?

Im on medications like diane 35, finasteride and aldactone (spironolactone). I have to take a 24 hour urine cortisol test. Will my medications affect the test result?

Cortisol test: It would be best to have the 24 hour urine without the drugs for one day but before you do that you must check with your doctor. It is not very likely that the meds will interfere with the lab but why take the chance before discussing with your doctor. ...Read more

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My period is here early. And I'm on the birth control pills. Can taking folic acid and biotin affect it? And get pregnant?

My period is here early. And I'm on the birth control pills. Can taking folic acid and biotin affect it? And get pregnant?

Doubtful: It is unusual to get your period early, more than a day or two, when you are on birth control pills and taking them correctly. Taking folic acid should not influence this; biotin shouldn't either. If your question is, "Because I'm taking folic acid and biotin, is my period early and could that mean I am pregnant?", the answer is no. Continue pills as directed. ...Read more

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Can I take duphaston if I am on cardiomagnyl and folic acid? Are these medications safe during first weeks of pregnancy?

Can I take duphaston if I am on cardiomagnyl and folic acid? Are these medications safe during first weeks of pregnancy?

Talk tour OB: First Trimeterr is critical in organ formation. Therefore do not take anything without consulting your OB. ...Read more

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Prescribed Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for PCOS, but I have a Protein S deficiency... Reluctant to start pill. Any safe alternatives to pill to regulate hormones + period?

Prescribed Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for PCOS, but I have a Protein S deficiency... Reluctant to start pill. Any safe alternatives to pill to regulate hormones + period?

Complicted.: blood clots can be a problem with your condition. Do you have plans for pregancy? Being pregnant can be risky as well and you might have to take blood thinner shots during pregnancy. Problems are rare, but I have seen them. Fertility pills and monthly provera (medroxyprogesterone) are alternatives. It is a delicate balance and it will be your decision as to what to do. But hey life is good, enjoy. ...Read more

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Can spironolactone interfere with pregnancy?

Can spironolactone interfere with pregnancy?

Not recommended: It's use is not recommended. Has shown adverse events in animal studies. Pregnancy class c as per fda. ...Read more

Dr. Anita Deswal
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Spironolactone (Definition)

Treats fluid retention (edema) in patients with congestive heart failure, liver cirrhosis, or nephrotic syndrome. Also treats high blood pressure, heart failure, and low blood potassium (hypokalemia). This medicine is ...Read more


Dr. Eric Weisman
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Aldactone (Definition)

Aldactone is a potassium-sparing agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart ...Read more