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Can I take lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) during pregnancy to control my svt?

Can I take lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) during pregnancy to control my svt?

Please check with OB: Pregnancy and svt should be closely monitored by your obstetrician! Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) would not be my drug of choice with your pregnancy in mind; would rather have prescribed an alpha-blocker...And any medication must be category b. Please check with your o.B.! ...Read more

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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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Can i take any anxiety medication after delivering my baby? I plan to breastfeed.

Can i take any anxiety medication after delivering my baby? I plan to breastfeed.

Varies some: There are anxiety medications that can be used in regular doses during lactation but the safety varies with the medication. Some are preferred because of a shorter duration of action & less transfer to baby. Each med should be discussed with your doc before use. ...Read more

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I take bystolic (nebivolol) becsuse my anxiety causes my heart rate to be at a constant 144 beats per minute. I am trying to get pregnant. how can I lower my HR?

I take bystolic (nebivolol) becsuse my anxiety causes my heart rate to be at a constant 144 beats per minute.  I am trying to get pregnant.  how can I lower my HR?

Medication : You need a full cardigan evaluation then they place on the right medicine to lower your heart rate before you get pregnant then they keep monitoring you when you are pregnant and adjust the medicine ...Read more

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Can I take plan B while taking methylthymol hyperthyroid medication? My doctors office is closed and I want to take it asap

Can I take plan B while taking methylthymol hyperthyroid medication? My doctors office is closed and I want to take it asap

Med Interaction: The Drugs.Com drug interaction checker did not show recognition for "methylthymol hyperthyroid " However I did not see any thryoid medications listed on a list of meds that can interact. REF: http://chealth.canoe.com/drug/getdrug/plan-b ...Read more

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I have pcos can I take birth control pills till menopause to regulate my periods but they do give me migraines and high BP ? Is thereanyother option

I have pcos can I take birth control pills till menopause to regulate my periods but they do give me migraines and high BP ? Is thereanyother option

Not good idea: As you know, cardiovascular problems are the major issue with birth control pills. It is not a good trade off to risk stroke or other cv problems for oc use. There are other methods of treating pcos. An endocrinologist is usually involved in the management of difficult pcos cases. ...Read more

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What medications can I take to contra arrest te morning after pill symptoms? Is it safe to take? Do i run any risk by takin the morning after pill?

What medications can I take to contra arrest te morning after pill symptoms? Is it safe to take? Do i run any risk by takin the morning after pill?

Safe if used as: Indicated , but not safe to use it as a contraceptive on regularly , repeated use will alter your normal hormonal cycles . If you need regular basis see your doctor for contraceptives ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to take birth control during my period?

Is it okay for me to take birth control during my period?

Yes: You should take birth control pills daily, although some pills come with "placebo", reminder pills, that don't have hormones, just to remind you to take them every day. If you are having irregular bleeding on birth control pills, talk with your doctor. Write down the dates of bleeding so you can work with her/him. ...Read more

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Av been taking dexamethasone to add weight and is making my period irregular what drugs can I take to regulate it back to normal?

Av been taking dexamethasone to add weight and is making my period irregular what drugs can I take to regulate it back to normal?

Bad practice: Taking steroids to gain weight is a bad idea. Taper yourself off the steroids. You ought to consult a doctor for your health issues. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Can i safely take amoxicillin with birth control? I have unprotected sex. Can this cause pregnancy? How safe am i?

Can i safely take amoxicillin with birth control? I have unprotected sex. Can this cause pregnancy? How safe am i?

Should be OK: There is no definitive interference with birth control by amoxicllin. On the other hand, since there have been some questionable reports, best to be safe and back up your contraception with condoms while taking the antibiotic if you don't want to be pregnant. ...Read more

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What medicines can I take for depression during pregnancy?

What medicines can I take for depression during pregnancy?

Depends: Most antidepressant medications are rated as category c which means they should be stopped if possible bit i'd it would be harmful to the mom to continue them. It is a hard decision that needs to be made with much thought and discussion with tour doctor. A bout of major depression during pregnancyight be considered harmful. You and your dr need to consider risks & benefits. ...Read more

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I have pulmonary hypertension. Can I still take birth control. Or should I switch to Norethindrone .35mg to reduce the risks?

I have pulmonary hypertension. Can I still take birth control. Or should I switch to Norethindrone .35mg to reduce the risks?

BP and BP pills: High blood pressure of whatever etiology(cause) requires consultation with your MD to determine the severity and what contraceptive method or birth control pill is best. I don't have BP measurements or know your history to give you a accurate answer. ...Read more

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I am exactly 5 weeks pregnant and I'd like to terminate the pregnancy using pills. Please, what pills and how am I supposed to take them?

I am exactly 5 weeks pregnant and I'd like to terminate the pregnancy using pills. Please, what pills and how am I supposed to take them?

Planned parenthood: Please go to the local office of planned parenthood, if you do not have a doctor. Go there as soon as possible. They will be able to help you and safeguard your health. Wish you good health. ...Read more

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What medication can I take safely whilst going through the perimenapause to control my bleeding and if I have high blood pressure ?

What medication can I take safely whilst going through the perimenapause to control my bleeding and if I have high blood pressure ?

Clarify?: Are you bleeding heavily and want to treat that? If this is your question, a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud would be a good solution. It thins out the uterine lining so one has very light, or no, periods. Also it does not contain estrogen, and does not affect your blood pressure. Another solution for heavy bleeding is an "endometrial ablation". Talk with your doc to discuss these and other options. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take the pill whilst I have these irregular heartbeats?

Is it okay to take the pill whilst I have these irregular heartbeats?

Pill: Without more information about you, answering this questions isn't possible. Ask the doctor who prescribed the pill to answer this for you. ...Read more

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Can i take phentermine and thyroid medication at the same time? I am also taking sprintec birth control.

Can i take phentermine and thyroid medication at the same time? I am also taking sprintec birth control.

Yes, but: You need to take the thyroid medication if your thyroid level is abnormal. The Phentermine will only affect it if your dose of either is excessive. The phentermine, however, only works for as long as you take it - then you'll begin to gain the weight back unless you've learned how to eat properly - if you have, you don't need the Phentermine in the first place. ...Read more

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Can i take provera (medroxyprogesterone) while having my period to control irregular cycle. I want a baby fast?

Can i take provera (medroxyprogesterone) while having my period to control irregular cycle. I want a baby fast?

Provera (medroxyprogesterone)?: Talk to your ob/gyn doctor about this. Not sure you want to be using this to increase chances of pregnancy. Babies take a minimum of 9 mos once you become pregnant. Slow down, take a deep breath and relax. Babies will come at their own pace. ...Read more

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How to become pregnant with pcos ?If i take bc will i be able to get pregnant later like around 23yrs ?Not taking birth control

How to become pregnant with pcos ?If i take bc will i be able to get pregnant later like around 23yrs ?Not taking birth control

Metformin: The best and safest therapy is generally metformin, which can restore normal ovulation and fertility in up to 60% of patients. Metformin lowers Insulin resistance which is the basic metabolic abnormality in pcos. Losing weight through diet and exercise will also help. Also, hyperthyroidism, if untreated, can usually cause infertility, so get your treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Supraventricular Tachycardia (Definition)

A condition in which the electric impulses that control the pace of the heart are not ...Read more


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Metoprolol Tartrate (Definition)

Metoprolol tartrate is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more