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Category C Drugs In Pregnancy
Slightly higher risk: Medication pregnancy class c means that: animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks. Almost all drugs are class b or c and they can be used if the benefit outweighs the risks. Best wishes. ...Read more
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
Is terconazole safe to use during 2nd trimester of pregnancy? It's labeled in category c, which scares me.
Probably: I'm sorry I can't be more definite, but the second trimester is a relatively safe time to take any medication and there a no known issue with this class of medication. Category C simply means there is very little information available, either good or bad. If you have a proven yeast infection and symptoms are severe, it is a reasonable medication. ...Read more
Category C.: Reproduction studies have not been conducted. Immune globulins cross the placenta in increased amounts >30 weeks. Intravenous Immune Globulin has been recommended for use in fetal-neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia and pregnancy-associated itp. May also be used in postexposure prophylaxis for rubella (within 72 hours) to reduce the risk of infection and fetal damage in exposed pregnant women. ...Read more
Yes: Vitamin C is a safe vitamin in pregnancy. The vitamin that you have to be aware of not taking too much is vitamin A. You never want to 'overdose' on vitamins of any kind as they can upset your stomach and gastrointestinal tract. Another important Vitamin in pregnancy is Vitamin D. Some obstetricians will check a woman's baseline Vitamind D at the beginning of pregnancy. Hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is amoxicillin classed as pregnancy category (a) in australia and category (b) in america? Is amoxicillin made with different ingredients in au?
Amoxicillin: Do not know the reason for the difference in classifications between the two countries, but both have outstanding health care systems. There is no evidence to suggest that Amoxicillin will harm a fetus when given to a pregnant woman, but double blind comparative trials have not been done. There are no reports in case studies to suggest any danger. ...Read more
Category C drugs: Both dextromethorphan & codine are anti-tussives that fall into category c. This is a pregnancy related scale listing meds form class a-x from very safe to dangerous/damaging. Category c includes meds that have no known negative effect on human fetal development from available studies but those studies are not extensive enough to move it to a safer category. Dm is in many otc products. ...Read more
Yes, and recommended: Vitamin d is essential in pregnancy. Actually it should have begun before pregnancy, as it takes 3 mos. To reach appropriate levels with just daily replacement, unless you load up with high doses at the beginning of therapy. Check w/your ob. Calcium is also important. As well as folate and prenatal vitamins. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can low level of e. Coli detected in urine (1000 cfu/ml) cause membrane rupture in pregnant woman? 21 weeks into pregnancy.
Should probably: Be treated. Unlike when not pregnant where this would likely be ignored. Talk to you ob. ...Read more
Iam 5weeks pregnant, are d abortionpills effective at this stage!?What r d pills available in market to terminate pregnancy within 5 weeks?
Is unique RNA virus: ...With 4 genotypes, outbreaks of which have accounted for epidemics in europe in 18th &19th centuries, & today in india and asia where the infection is endemic. Outbreaks have particularly high attack rates & mortality among pregnant women. Fecal-oral transmission from person-to-person. See no chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, cancer but severe hepatitis with fulminant hepatic failure is possible. ...Read more
Yes: Using this stuff will get you involved with medical quacks. This is a cruel health fraud directed at people who want to lighten their skin. If the substances are prepared properly, glutathione and vitamin C are harmless and you'll pee them out. The glutathione may suppress melanin some. Adding dried sheep placenta is simply quackery. Why not embrace the beauty that Nature gave you? ...Read more
Depends: The food and drug administration assigns risk category ratings for drugs in pregnancy. Category c drugs have been suggested to cause problems in the fetus and should be used with caution in pregnancy if absolutely needed. Category d medications have been proven to cause serious harm to fetus and should be avoided. All the current antidepressants are either category c or d. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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