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Can you use duac gel when pregnant?

Can you use duac gel when pregnant?

Use benzamycin: The ingredients in Benzamycin are Erythromycin and benzoyl peroxide and are safe in pregnancy. Duac contains Clindamycin which cause rare GI problems. Check with OB , but even though the dose is very small thy may not want you to use a cream containing Clindamycin in pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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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 you use icyhot cream when you are pregnant?

Can you use icyhot cream when you are pregnant?

Yes: This is completely safe - there is nothing absorbed through the skin. If you are dealing with significant pain that is not explained away as musculoskeletal in nature, then be sure you contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you use metro gel after expirration?

Yes: If the package seems ok , especially if unopened, it will retain its effectiveness beyond the expiration date. ...Read more

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Can you get caught pregnant when using antibiotic cream?

Can you get caught pregnant when using antibiotic cream?

Pregnancy: Use of antibiotic cream will not make oral contraceptives ineffective. Any time you have unprotected sexual activity, there is a chance for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you use differin (adapalene) gel for acne while pregnant?

Can you use differin (adapalene) gel for acne while pregnant?

Differin (adapalene) cream: This medicine should not be used during pregnancy as it can be absorbed through the skin and may be harmful to the developing baby. Seek medical advice from your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you use Mederma while pregnant?

Can you use Mederma while pregnant?

Mederma and prenancy: Over the counter topicals should pose no threat to your pregnancy and is safe to use. ...Read more

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Can you use retinyl palmitate when pregnant?

Can you use retinyl palmitate when pregnant?

Debated: World Health Organization recommendation on Maternal Supplementation During Pregnancy states that "health benefits are expected for the mother and her developing fetus with little risk of detriment to either, from a daily supplement not exceeding 10,000 IU [preformed] vitamin A (3000 µg RE) at any time during pregnancy."[7] Preformed Vitamin A refers to retinyl palmitate and retinyl acetate. ...Read more

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Can you use metronidazole gel on your period?

Metronidazole: “Continue using this medicine even if your menstrual period starts during the time of treatment. “ see: http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/metronidazole-vaginal-route/proper-use/drg-20064738 ...Read more

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Can I use differin (adapalene) cream while pregnant?

Can I use differin (adapalene) cream while pregnant?

Probably OK: Adapalene is a topical acne medication that is a category c drug for pregnancy. There a few animal studies indicating a potential problem but no controlled animal or human studies showing a problem. Topical acne meds are generally in this category and in my practice we don't restrict their usage for severe acne. ...Read more

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Can you use pain medication when pregnant?

Can you use pain medication when pregnant?

It depends: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe during pregnancy. Ibuprofen is generally considered not safe during pregnancy. Narcotics should rarely, if ever, be used due to the risk to your baby. There is a significant risk that the baby would become dependent upon the narcotics and go through withdrawal after birth. ...Read more

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Can I use permethrine infused clothing when pregnant?

Category B drug: Permethrin topical is a pregnancy category b drug which means that animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. It is only recommended for use during pregnancy when the potential benefit outweighs the theoretical risk. You should talk to your ob/gyn about this. ...Read more

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When can I start using retin a (tretinoin) after pregnancy?

When can I start using retin a (tretinoin) after pregnancy?

Immediately: Since retin a (tretinoin) is topical, even if you are breastfeeding, it should be fine. If bottle feeding, there is not question that you can start immediately if needed. ...Read more

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I have some acnes&blackheads. I use Differine gel& Cliniderm gel. Could they also be effective on blackheads? Best to use them not at the same time?

I have some acnes&blackheads. I use Differine gel& Cliniderm gel.

Could they also be effective on blackheads?

Best to use them not at the same time?

Add Retin A (tretinoin): Continue benzoyl peroxide and add a retinoic acid based medicine. These are especially helpful for blackheads. If it is intractable or on your back or chest, you will need to add your physician's prescription-strength medication. ...Read more

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Can you use treconazoles suppositories when you are 20 weeks pregnant?

Check with your OB: The use of medications during pregnancy should be minimized to the absolutely necessary and should be cleared with your OB doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of acne that it isn't going away, even after using can you use clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide gel?

What can I do to get rid of acne that it isn't going away, even after using can you use clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide gel?

See Derm: Sounds like you have attempted simple treatment, suggest you see dermatologist who might consider different treatments from hormonal to antibiotic (such as accutane, or others). Skin cleansing and care program should be established, with guidance to avoid some problem make up/skin care products and preservatives. Acidifying skin may be part of their program to help you. ...Read more

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