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Dr. Oscar Novick
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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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Is it okay to take dramamine (dimenhydrinate) while breastfeeding? I took it when I was pregnant(dr said it was ok), so I am assuming it is fine. Thanks

Is it okay to take dramamine (dimenhydrinate) while breastfeeding? I took it when I was pregnant(dr said it was ok), so I am assuming it is fine. Thanks

Safety unknown: Although dramamine (dimenhydrinate) is relatively safe during pregnancy (category b), the safety of dramamine (dimenhydrinate) for a breast feeding infant is officially labeled as "unknown". It is likely that dramamine (dimenhydrinate) does pass through breast milk. Caution is advised. ...Read more

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Is dramamine (dimenhydrinate) okay to take for severe motion sickness? I am 5 weeks pregnant

Is dramamine (dimenhydrinate) okay to take for severe motion sickness? I am 5 weeks pregnant

Should be: It is classified as a class b drug for pregnancy which means it should be relatively safe. If at all possible, you should avoid all medications early in pregnancy, the most vulnerable time for the developing fetus. You should consult with your ob/ gyn doctor ideally. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have dimenhydrinate 25mg in a day during pregnancy to fight excessive nausea and keep liquid down. Its her 6th week of pregnancy. ?

Is it safe to have dimenhydrinate  25mg in a day during pregnancy to fight excessive nausea and keep liquid down.  
Its her 6th week of pregnancy. ?

No: all medications must be avoided during pregnancy unless your physician has specifically prescribed one that must be taken. otherwise, au natural is the only way and your baby will love you for it. ...Read more

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Can you take dramamine and Xanax (alprazolam) together?

Don't drive: Those two medications are both capable of sedation and slowing your reaction time. Mixing them is risky if you're doing anything that requires good attention and reaction time. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Dimenhydrinate (Definition)

Dimenhydrinate is a sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Dramamine (Definition)

Dramamine is a sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more