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Can I take singular while pregnant or trying to get pregnant?

Can I take singular while pregnant or trying to get pregnant?

If needed: That medication is considered safe for use during pregnancy - but as with all medication during pregnancy it should be used on when needed. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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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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What can I take for an URI while pregnant?

What can I take for an URI while pregnant?

Most OTC medications: If you want to use a medication, sudafed, mucinex, Robitussin and tylenol (acetaminophen) are generally considered safe. Avoid Ibuprofen aleve and aspirin. And if you haven't had a flu vaccine yet, get one when you feel better. ...Read more

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Can I take a ppi while tryong to concieve/pregnancy?

Can I take a ppi while tryong to concieve/pregnancy?

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

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After taking tetracycline, can I take an antacid right away?

After taking tetracycline, can I take an antacid right away?

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 more

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Can I take a certain allergy pill while pregnant, 5 weeks?

Can I take a certain allergy pill while pregnant,  5 weeks?

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 more

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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

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

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Is it safe to take an antacid when I am on amoxicillin?

Is it safe to take an antacid when I am on amoxicillin?

Probably: May effect absorption of antibiotic, can resume when abx finished. ...Read more

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Is ok while pregnant can you take citrate?

Is ok while pregnant can you take citrate?

Yes-Vit C.: Citrate=citric acid=vit c; but should be so in moderation - like your mother told you; "alittle bit of a good thing is "ok"/but any excess is probably not.....". ...Read more

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Can I take acetaminophen while pregnant?

Can I take acetaminophen while pregnant?

Yes: Follow the recommended dosing as toxicity can occur if you take too much. ...Read more

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Can you take bean o while pregnant?

Can you take bean o while pregnant?

Yes or gas-x: But ask your OB as your OB may want u to use something else, i allow my pts to use these 2 products. ...Read more

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Can I take dilaudid while pregnant?

Can I take dilaudid while pregnant?

FDA pregnancy CAT: C - would try to avoid using Dilaudid during pregnancy. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Talk to doctor: The ingredients in nyquil that are generally thought to be bad for an unborn baby are alcohol and dextromethorphan (dxm). These ingredients are, of course, safe for an adult, but a fetus could be affected by them. ...Read more

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Can you take oxypowder while pregnant?

Can you take oxypowder while pregnant?

Oxy powder: Oxy powder is a "natural" colon cleanser. It contains 3 ingredients --- magnesium oxide, citric acid, and Gum Acacia. Is it safe ? Yes. Is it safe for a pregnant woman? Not certifiably. Ingredients are safe. The concern is diarrhea and fluid depletion. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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