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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Been off Depo-Provera for 5 months trying to get pregnant taking diet pills is it ok to take since it will take a while to get pregnant since i was on depo?

Been off Depo-Provera for 5 months trying to get pregnant taking diet pills is it ok to take since it will take a while to get pregnant since i was on depo?

Depo is about 3-4 mo: It may not take that long but just stop the diet pills with a posibvitve upt, they may help u lose the weight to ovulate and consider pcos if u havnet ovulated yet and look at metformin and do your research; it may help your ovulation and wt loss in some. ...Read more

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Having unprotected sex trying to get pregnant but taking diet pills been off Depo-Provera for 5 months is it ok since it takes a while to get pregnant?

Having unprotected sex trying to get pregnant but taking diet pills been off Depo-Provera for 5 months is it ok since it takes a while to get pregnant?

Phentermine cat C: Look, if used judiciously and stopped with a positive upt, it will not cause a birth defect. It will not likely add to miscarriage risk. Likewise there are no stringent contraceptive requirements to be on diet pills. Likewise you may need wt loss to help you get pregnant; consider metformin as well. Buproprion w/ metformnim can be good as well for maintainace. We drink, smoke, etc, then stop. ...Read more

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Can taking vitex chasteberry start my period early? I'm not trying to get pregnant i just want my period to start earlier for a event. I'm taking ab cuts (diet pills) just incase that information is needed.

The : The manufacturer of vitex chasteberry suggests that it can regular periods. There are no scientific studies that demonstrate that it is effective in regulating periods however. Please call your local poison center and read them the ingredients from your herbal medications and be sure that they are safe to take together. Let them know any other medications you are on. Poison center is a free service. ...Read more

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Can taking diet pills while trying to get pregnant or in early pregnancy cause harm to the baby, or cause problems trying to concive?

Can taking diet pills while trying to get pregnant or in early pregnancy cause harm to the baby, or cause problems trying to concive?

Yes: Whenever you are actually trying to get pregnant, it is important not to take any medication (over-the-counter or prescription) without checking with your doctor. Some very common medicines can have adverse affects during pregnancy. It is better to be safe and avoid unnecessary medications at this time. ...Read more

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Whst happens if a take diet pills without me knowing im pregnant for the first month?

Whst happens if a take diet pills without me knowing im pregnant for the first month?

Depends on the type: There are many different diet pills so it's impossible to answer this without knowing the specific type of diet pill. In general it's wise to avoid all medicines and even most herbs if possible in the first month of pregnancy, when the embryo is most susceptible to being harmed. If one is taking any pills that could be harmful in early pregnancy they should practice birth control to minimize risk. ...Read more

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What diet pills are safest to take that won't mess with trying to become pregnant in the future?

What diet pills are safest to take that won't mess with trying to become pregnant in the future?

None: Lose weight first, then try to become pregnant. Being overweight is a risk for pregnant women. Try a safe approach to dieting, moderated by your healthcare provider. Lose the weight recommended to get to your ideal weight, then try to conceive. (consider weightwatchers, nutrisystems, etc). ...Read more

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How soon after quitting diet pills can I try to get pregnant?

How soon after quitting diet pills can I try to get pregnant?

, see below: We saw no evidence that Phentermine can cause any birth defects but in your situation (starting a pregnancy) you should talk this over with your doctor first. A few women take it while pregnant but only under a doctor's care and then only when it is clearly needed. Phentermine is in Pregnancy Category C. Whatever testing has been done on drugs in this category in animals has uncovered a chance of harm. However, the likelihood is considered small enough to justify taking the drug if it's essential to your health. A general "rule of thumb" is that it takes five and a half "half-lives" for the body to eliminate a drug to the point where it has no effect. ...Read more

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Why were women allowed to smoke and take diet pills when pregnant in the past?

Why were women allowed to smoke and take diet pills when pregnant in the past?

Unknown risk then: In the past exceesive weight gain was much more a concern for cosmetic and health reasons during pregnancy. Some women smoked or continued to and took diet pills to control weight gain during pregnancy. It is now confirme, after study, to be dangerous to the baby and long term to the mother. Many doctors always thought so. Now that obesity is a major problem, proper diet and exercise are best. ...Read more

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Diet is a four letter word implying temporary measures with few good permanent results. I believe instead in 'healthy lifestyle changes' that may produce results more slowly ...Read more


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