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Can I Take Airborne While Pregnant
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
May contain Vitamin's A, C, E, B2, Magnesium, Zinc, selenium, Managnese, Lonicera, Forsythia, Schizonepeta, ginger, Chinese Vitex, Isatis, Echinacea glutamine & lysine. This company has been sued for false advertising /claims that it's prodcts can prevent the flu, common cold and other infections. I don't recommend taking any unneccesary substances into the body during pregnancy.
Pristiq, (desvenlafaxine) trazadone, keppra, plaquenil, zonegran, Claritin, vitamin B, airborne immune support, stratterra. Can I take these if pregnant? Which ones?
Using the general: Health education portion of HealthTap can't substitute for getting coordinated care with your obstetrician, psychiatrist and pharmacist. They need to examine the need for each of these and then balance the risks to use the medication with the risks if the medication is not used. This is not a simple task. ...Read more
Is it safe to take airborne while breastfeeding? I'm starting to come down with a cold feel congested& don't want to let it set in
Not recommended: Have not seen any good research study that shows Airborne (or a similar supplement) actually works the way the manufacturer or sellers claim it works. Colds and flus always stop, and some will be mild cases while others can be bad cases. That means symptoms will often get better after taking any such supplement. Likewise, symptoms will often get better after NOT taking any such supplement. ...Read more
Is there anything specific I can do to get pregnant faster. I.E. Anything I can eat drink or medicines I can take.
It depends based on the test you use. Most OTC urine pregnancy test manufacturer will note on the box or insert how many days after sex you can expect the test to be accurate. Different tests are different. On average, it can be detected 10 days after a missed menstrual period.
If concern, consider taking a blood/serum HCG test which is more reliable from your doctor's office/lab. ...Read more
Hi, I just want to know if its ok to take a myra-e 400 iu capsule even pregnant? Is this safe or not?
No: Avoid all un needed chemicals going to your body....... For the sake of your baby. ...Read more
Yes: There is no adverse affect of Diphenhydramine (benadryl) on pregnancy and no adverse affects to developing baby. However, remember it can make you very drowsy, and this may be exaggerated during pregnancy, so don't use and do things like drive or use chain saws after taking the med. Also, make sure to get extra fluids as it can cause a bit of dizziness. ...Read more
See doctor: When you are pregnant, you are under the care of your ob/gyn, you need to check with your OB what is allowed and what is not recommended. In general, esp the first trimester (12 weeks) you should not take any med because this is the time for development of your baby. Again, it is best to see your OB and inquire about any meds. ...Read more
See your doctor: If it is a virus, all you can do is supportive care such tylenol (acetaminophen) and nasal saline spray. However; if it is a bacterial infection you will need antibiotics. Pneumonia and bad sinsus infections can occur in the setting of pregnancy so do not hesitate to seek medical care. ...Read more
Take a test: Take a test to confirm you are pregnant. If you are, you should start a prenatal vitamin and schedule an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more
Unsure: No studies performed per beano website on safety of beano in pregnancy. States to "ask your doctor". I could not find the ingredients. States made for natural ingredients. Simethicone in other anti-gas meds is a category c. I can only reiterate, "ask your doctor" and check other alternatives for your gas. Maybe a diet change would be all that is needed. ...Read more
Better options: Theraflu contains a variety of pharmaceuticals like acetominophen, antihistamines, cough suppressants & decongestants that may reduce symptoms but do nothing to actually help you heal. These can have unpleasant side effects. It also has artificial colors/sweeteners/flavors & preservatives. I would not take it during the first trimester, but most docs feel it is ok later in pregnancy. See my comments. ...Read more
Lyrica: It is category C. "Category C. Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks." If you choose to stop it, do not do so abruptly, talk to your neurologist to get a tapering regimen of more than 1 wk ...Read more
Special circumstance: US FDA pregnancy category D: There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks. ...Read more