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Can I Take An Antacid 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
Yes: There have been several studies that show no statistically significant increased risk of birth defects when taking ppis. But, as in all cases, you should only use medications during conception/pregnancy when necessary. If you are concerned, see your OB for preconceptual counseling. ...Read more
No: Many antibiotics require ideal conditions in the stomach in order to be adequately absorbed and fight infection. Antacids will interfere with the effectiveness of tetracycline, Doxycycline and minocycline. It is best to avoid antacids all together when taking tetracycline antibiotics. Otherwise, one should separate tetracyclines & antacids by several hours. Always check with your pharmacist first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Klonopin (clonazepam): If prescribed, no.Get a more detailed answer ›
Speak with your OB: While benadryl, (diphenhydramine) claritin (loratadine), & zyrtec (cetirizine) are all FDA category B medications & safe for 2nd & 3rd trimester, consider speaking with your OB/GYN for recommendation as you are only 5 weeks pregnant. Consider treating symptoms specifically (e.g. running nose with nasal saline) instead of using systemic medications like pills if possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 5 weeks pregnant and I have got an upset tummy what can I take for this? Also is it ok to take paracetamol whilst pregnant
Maybe: Paracetamol is tylenol (acetaminophen) and this is a category b risk. Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women or animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester. Try unisom for the nausea. ...Read more
Yes: That is not a problem at all. ...Read more
Can you take nyquil while pregnant. I just found out i'm pregnant and i'm sick can I take it? Or what's best for me to take while pregnant and sick?
Unknown: Best to follow the expiration date shown. ...Read more
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