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Doctor insights on: Analgesics Pregnant Women Can Take

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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 pregnant women take cyclobenzaprine?

Can pregnant women take cyclobenzaprine?

Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) has been classified as Category B by the FDA. Category B drugs have not been shown to cause teratogenicity or fetal abnormalities in animal studies but have not been fully evaluated in humans. Category B drugs such as cyclobenzaprine should be given during a pregnancy only when the physician determines that the risks are less than the benefits of the drug's actions. Ask your GYN doc. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take prednisone?

Can pregnant women take prednisone?

Oral Prednisone: is FDA Pregnancy Category C - discuss with your doctor as it can be problematic. See: http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-6007-9383/prednisone-oral/prednisone-oral/details/list-precautions ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Orapred?

Can pregnant women take Orapred?

Orapred: Pregnancy Category: C - Risk cannot be ruled out. Potential benefits must outweigh potential risks. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take bumetanide?

Can pregnant women take bumetanide?

Ask OB.: This is a class C drug, for pregnancy. Risk cannot be ruled out. Talk to your doc and see, sometimes the risks outweigh the benefits, but that is up to you and your OB to decide. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Aplenzin?

Can pregnant women take Aplenzin?

Wellbutrin (bupropion): It is Category C pregnancy drug. Benefits have to outweigh risks. Consult your Doctor. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Adapin?

Can pregnant women take Adapin?

Adapin: Only if benefits outweigh risks, since no controlled data exist regarding its use in human pregnancies. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take probenecid?

Can pregnant women take probenecid?

Probenecid: appears to be FDA Category N = not classified. Please d/w your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Trileptal?

Can pregnant women take Trileptal?

Trileptal: It is category C pregnancy drug, hence benefits have to outweigh risks, & the patient is closely monitored throughout pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Zometa?

Can pregnant women take Zometa?

No: Category D pregnancy rating and should be avoided during pregnancy ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Baycadron?

Can pregnant women take Baycadron?

Baycadron: "Since adequate human reproduction studies have not been done with corticosteroids, use of these drugs in pregnancy or in women of childbearing potential requires that the anticipated benefits be weighed against the possible hazards to the mother and embryo or fetus. Infants born of mothers who have received substantial doses of corticosteroids during pregnancy should be carefully observed for > ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Razadyne?

Can pregnant women take Razadyne?

Razadyne: Razadyne is FDA Pregnancy Category C. It has not been well studied for human pregnancy. Discuss with OB/ GYN. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Dependal-M?

Can pregnant women take Dependal-M?

No: Dependal-M is a combination medication of Furazolindone plus Metronidazole. This medication is contraindicated for pregnant or lactating women. Please discuss with your OB before taking any medicine while pregnant. ...Read more

Analgesic (Definition)

An analgesic is any member of the group of drugs used to ...Read more