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Can You Take Prevacid While Pregnant
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
Is it safe to take prevacid in early pregnancy? Just over 4 weeks pregnant, have been on prescription prevacid for years for extreme reflux.
PPIs: You are on a ppi (proton pump inhibitor). What i usually do in my patients in the first trimester is try them on either Pepcid or zantac (generic versions usually) and if not sufficient, i eventually add back either their Prevacid or Omeprazole (prilosec), but i prefer to add it back around 14 weeks. ...Read more
Hi..I've been very bad acid reflux..constant chronic coughing and throwing up phlegm..tums does not seem to be helping..is Prevacid advisable? And have i made a mistake in taking tums as that seems to be category C? I am in my 10th week of pregnancy. Than
DietEevateHeadOfBed&: You can do following Do not drink or smoke Raise the head of you bed by 6 to8 inches Prevacid or Prilosec is safet take but ask your OB Doctor if it is ok Besides that avoid cirus fruits,mint,tomatoes,big fatty meals and eat at night at least 3 hours before going to bed, ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm using dicyclomine and lansoprazole, which both categoried in b class in pregnancy. Do I have to stop using them if i'm trying to concieve?
No: Category b meds include those where no known problems with fetal development are seen in animal studies or existing human studies.They are considered safe for your situation. ...Read more
Not much: Sometimes you may need double dose but would not do it long term. ...Read more
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