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Are aminoglycosides safe to take while pregnant?

Are aminoglycosides safe to take while pregnant?

Probably: Mothers treated with amino glycosides are usually very sick. In retrospective studies there were too few fetal problems to determine if it eas the drug or other cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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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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I used gentamicin eye drops before I knew I was pregnant. I am 6 weeks now and have stopped. What is the chance there is major damage done to my baby?

I used gentamicin eye drops before I knew I was pregnant. I am 6 weeks now and have stopped. What is the chance there is major damage done to my baby?

General/pregnancy: In general, any drop/cream/ointment/etc. that you apply to your body surfaces cannot make its way into the blood at a level it could reach and harm a fetus. The only exception to that rule are those specialty patches that have a special chemical allowing meds to move through the skin.This drop specifically would not be a problem. ...Read more

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Is 7 keto safe to take while pregnant?

Is 7 keto safe to take while pregnant?

Avoid: This is an over the counter herbal supplement for body building. This is not something one wants to take while pregnant ...Read more

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Is theraflu safe to take while pregnant?

Is theraflu safe to take while pregnant?

Yes unless high BP: Theraflu and other similar cold medicines are safe in pregnancy. Avoid sudafed or the products that contain Pseudoephedrine if you have high blood pressure. Use the sugar free versions if you have gestational diabetes. ...Read more

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Is penicillin safe to take while pregnant?

Is penicillin safe to take while pregnant?

Meds in pregnancy: You should ask you OB about any medication use in pregnancy. Depending on your trimester some meds ar okay and some are not. Usually penicilllin is considered safe. ...Read more

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Is trim maxx tea safe to take while pregnant?

NOT !: Please avoid this product during pregnancy - each capsule contains 10mg of ephedra. ...Read more

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What anti depressants are safe to take while pregnant?

Antidepressant-preg.: While no antidepressant is fda approved while pregnant I have used them after the first trimester when benefits have outweighed the risks with no fetal consequences. You need to have this conversation with the professional who is currently prescribing your antidepressant medication inorder to make an informed decision as to what course you should take. ...Read more

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Is nitrofuran monohyd macro safe to take while pregnant?

Is nitrofuran monohyd macro safe to take while pregnant?

Commonly used: Nitrofurantoin, or macrobid, is commonly prescribed in pregnancy. It is most typically used to treat urinary tract infections. Available data suggests that it is safe to use in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Are there any anxiety medications that are safe to take while pregnant?

Are there any anxiety medications that are safe to take while pregnant?

I am not giving you: Answer to your question. I wanted to bring up a different option. I have treated a number of pregnant women who have anxiety with weekly acupuncture sessions. It usually tides them over until the next session. It is safe, efficacious and does not cause drug interactions. Take care. ...Read more

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What kind of cold medicine is safe to take while pregnant?! I am currently about 6 weeks right now.

What kind of cold medicine is safe to take while pregnant?! I am currently about 6 weeks right now.

None, pg or not.: OTC cough and cold medications have no good data to support their efficacy and have been shown, time and time again, to cause side effects that aggravate or worsen the cold. Menthol cough drops or a Vicks nasal inhaler to help you blow your nose, Chloraseptic or Cepastat for pain or tickle from post nasal drip, fluids, steam: not harmful supportive measures. See http://tinyurl.com/osmaxzo ...Read more

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Is biotin safe to take while pregnant? If so, what is the max daily dose? I would like to take 2500 mcg/day.

Is biotin safe to take while pregnant?  If so, what is the max daily dose? I would like to take 2500 mcg/day.

Safe but not needed: Biotin is safe but it is not needed for person taking a mixed diet. If you are pregnant, you should be under the care of a doctor for the sake of your and your baby's health. ...Read more

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Is dulcoease safe to take while pregnant? I've heard yes and i've heard no. I've had no health problems in the past and this is my 1st pregnancy.

Is dulcoease safe to take while pregnant? I've heard yes and i've heard no. I've had no health problems in the past and this is my 1st pregnancy.

Yes: I am assuming that the dulcoease that you are referring to has a generic name of docusate sodium and is labeled as a stool softener. If the package states stimulant or biscodyl, then i would not recommend it during pregnancy.St. ...Read more

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Is tisane de durbon safe to take while pregnant im trying to get pregnant and just would like to know if I do get pregnant will it be safe to take it?

Is tisane de durbon safe to take while pregnant im trying to get pregnant and just would like to know if I do get pregnant will it be safe to take it?

Nope.: All non-fda approved dietary supplements carry unknown risks for the unborn fetus/embryo and their use should be avoided throughout pregnancy and lactation! tisane de durbon in particular has alcohol content that is unsafe during pregnancy and lactation. Do not take it! ...Read more

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Which antidepressants are safe to take while pregnant?

Which antidepressants are safe to take while pregnant?

None totally safe: All antidepressants are class c; meaning certain risks exist. However, when potential benefits outweigh risks, sertraline, bupropion and other agents are often cautiously used. Ect has been advocated; but for sure, the safest method is psychotherapy (as only treatment, or in combination). Ask your dr, best wishes ! ...Read more

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Are goodie powders safe to take while pregnant?

Goody Powders: Goody's extra-strength headache powders is not recommended during pregnancy. It contains acetaminophen, Aspirin & caffeine. Aspirin is fda pregnancy category c. It is fda pregnancy category d in the third trimester if taken as a full dose. It is recommended that caffeine use be low or that it be avoided during pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can I verify a medicine is safe to take while pregnant?

Www.rxlist.com: There is a good chance to find information of a drug's affect on pregnancy can be found at www.rxlist.com. ...Read more