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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

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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 ok to take lebetalo and methyldopa during pregnancy?

Is ok to take lebetalo and methyldopa during pregnancy?

Yes it is safe: Yes both these meds are safe to take during pregnancy and are often prescribed to control blood pressure during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take lebetalol and methyldopa during pregnancy?

Is it ok to take lebetalol and methyldopa during pregnancy?

Yes: These medicines are considered safe during pregnancy and don't seem to have much effect on the development of the fetus. ...Read more

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Is propanololol safe to take during pregnancy for blood pressure?

Is propanololol safe to take during pregnancy for blood pressure?

Not best choice : Methyldopa and Labetalol are the two most common blood pressure medications prescribed for pregnant women. They have the best safety profile. If your doctor chose something different then ask your doctor why. There may be a specific reason for choosing a specific drug. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Is there any danger in using Amiodarone and Tribenzor (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan)? My last dose of Amiodarone was yesterday.

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Yes, potential risk: Check out http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=167-0,3246-14647 for potential iteractions btwn Amiodarone & Tribenzor (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan). Hopefully both were prescribed by same doc who should've discussed risks, benefits & alternatives w/you. So should dispensing pharmacist. In general, it's always a good idea to tell each doc everything you take, both OTC & prescription. Try to use same pharmacy 2 ...Read more

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Pregnant taking ptu, (propylthiouracil) labetalol, methyldopa never done drugs in my life, i was tested positive for exstacy is that possible?

Pregnant taking ptu, (propylthiouracil) labetalol, methyldopa never done drugs in my life, i was tested positive for exstacy is that possible?

Yes,but: Ecstasy false positives have not been associated with those drugs, but otc drugs with decongestants, nose drops , nyquil, and weight loss drugs can. Do any of these ring a bell? ...Read more

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Can I take ptu (propylthiouracil) in pregnancy?

Can I take ptu (propylthiouracil) in pregnancy?

Yes if needed: Ptu (propylthiouracil) is the treatment for hyperthyroidism. It is very important that hyperthyroidism be well controlled and treated during pregnancy. Not treating it can be dangerous. This is an important medication for patients to take if they have hyperthyroidism in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Missed 3 periods,negatives pregnancy test.Hyperthyroidism not currently on medications. Can hyperthyroidism cause a false negative, or stop ovulation?

Missed 3 periods,negatives pregnancy test.Hyperthyroidism not currently on medications. Can hyperthyroidism cause a false negative, or stop ovulation?

Hyperthyroidism ...: & hypothhyroidism, for that matter, can certainly affect ovulation. The thyroid really needs to function normally for healthy pregnancy & baby to result. I don't think there is anything specific about hyperthyroidism that would cause a false negative pregnancy test; typically an error in testing (imprecise following of directions) is to blame. Work with your doctor to optimize thyroid function. ...Read more

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What is the maintenance dose of cordarone (amiodarone) in paroxysmal Afib my father take 75mg metoprolol and cordarone (amiodarone) 300 ,especially to avoid side effects ?

What is the maintenance dose of cordarone (amiodarone) in paroxysmal Afib my father take 75mg metoprolol and cordarone (amiodarone) 300 ,especially to avoid side effects ?

Amiodarone: This is a great drug with great potential for toxicity;so the lowest effective dose, varies between individuals,should be used.I have seen it effective as low as 100 mg every other day in a rare ndividual;levels can be checked to exclude excess build up in the blood ...Read more

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What are the negative effects of alcohol consumption during breastfeeding and pregnancy?

What are the negative effects of alcohol consumption during breastfeeding and pregnancy?

Brain injury: The early reports of fetal alcohol effects surfaced first in the 1950's & again in the 70's. The most prominent effects were dose related; the worst fetal damage to the highest alcohol intake. Research has shown direct toxic effects of alcohol on the nerves of the fetal brain,many suggest much of the ADD we see is related to alcohol intake. No level of alcohol intake is considered safe ...Read more

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I take phenobarbitol and phenytoin sodium. Effect on pregnancy ?

I take phenobarbitol and phenytoin sodium. Effect on pregnancy ?

These meds a problem: Both meds are listed as category "d", known to have adverse effects on the fetus.(iugr, bone changes, small head, mental retardation) the phentoin is regarded as the worse of the two. Most ob's would chose to have you on one of the newer meds with less risks. ...Read more

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Resting hr 90 first trimester of pregnancy. Is that okay? Palpatation? I have pots and these symptoms always make me anxious. Are they safe?

Resting hr 90 first trimester of pregnancy. Is that okay? Palpatation? I have pots and these symptoms always make me anxious. Are they safe?

Can be normal: Heart rate in pregnancy can increase 15 to 20 beats per minute. Palpitations, if occurring on a daily basis, causing shortness of breath or chest pain, needs to be evaluated by a cardiologist. ...Read more

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What can cause bleeding, not spotting, in 1st trimester of pregnancy besides miscarriage, ectopic, and molar?

What can cause bleeding, not spotting, in 1st trimester of pregnancy besides miscarriage, ectopic, and molar?

Implantation: It can be what they call an implantation bleed when a fertilized egg attaches to the uterine wall. It can cause a variety if symptoms - from spotting to a quite significant bleed. ...Read more

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Has anyone taken the beta blocker labetalol in pregnancy?

Has anyone taken the beta blocker labetalol in pregnancy?

Most hypertensives.: Most pregnant women with chronic hypertension are on Labetalol (a combined Alpha and beta blocker) that is fairly effective and safe for that purpose. Chronic use of beta blockers can decrease fetal growth, though, so only take this medication under the care of a maternal-fetal medicine specialist. Alternative regimens: alpha-methyldopa (very safe, modestly effective), Nifedipine (safe, effective). ...Read more

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I am 8 weeks pregnant and on a very low dose of klonopin (clonazepam) what are the risks involved in taking this drug during pregnancy?

I  am 8 weeks pregnant and on a very low dose of klonopin (clonazepam) what are the risks involved in taking this drug during pregnancy?

Low dose ?: What is low dose and why you are taking this medication .It would be wise to discuss it with your Obstetrician and physician who prescribed Klonopin (clonazepam) to you. ...Read more

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My period is 5 weeks late, I am not menopausal and not pregnant according to pregnancy test. All hormones fine, thyroid and prolactin also fine.?

My period is 5 weeks late, I am not menopausal and not pregnant according to pregnancy test. All hormones fine, thyroid and prolactin also fine.?

Not menopause: It is difficult to predict without knowing exact measurements of your hormones. Was your ovarian reserve measured ? You might be in peri menopause ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Amiodarone (Definition)

Amiodarone is an antiarrhythmic. It is a medication used to normalize the heart rhythm and prevent ...Read more