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Cough In Pregnant Women
Cough med: Do not take any medication unless your OB says it is ok and safe for your baby. ...Read more
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
I am 3 month pregnant women now days I hve cough not regular but once its start will take 10 to 15 minutes I would like to know it will affect to baby?
I am 31week pregnancy woman. Now adays my belli was get so cold, is it normal?, I feel cough a littlebit.
Is clarythromycin safe for pregnant women? I had cough for1 week but when my doctor prescribed the medicine, I doubted. No test has been dobe before
We evaluate meds in pregnancy by category. A category c drug may not be safe. This particular antibiotic has been found to increase heart and palate defects, as well as decrease fetal growth, when given to pregnant animals. In pregnant women, this antibiotic may be prescribed by your doctor if the benefits are felt to outweigh the risks.
Please discuss further with your doctor before taking it. ...Read more
Can a 11 week pregnant woman take Tylenol (acetaminophen) cold and flu. She has cold with runny nose and cough. What is best medicine for her?
Be cautious: You are still in the first trimester and it is better to err on the side of caution and avoid unnecessary medications. Fevers should be actively managed but otherwise you are only treating symptoms. I do not recommend multi-symptom preparations. If you must take something, take the minimal effective amount of medication for the particular symptom you are trying to manage. ...Read more
How dangerous is croup cough in pregnant woman? 6 months pregnant, son has mild croup, I have sore throat a few mornings only. Danger to fetus?
Usually no danger: Croup coughs are generally caused by viruses such as parainfluenza, adenovirus, influenza (the flu), and a virus called RSV. None of these viruses should effect the fetus in utero and you should be able to get over them without any extra medical help. However, pregnant women can suffer more problems from respiratory illnesses than non-pregnant women, so if *you* don't feel very well, see your Dr! ...Read more
What test (s) do doctors run to rule out pulmonary embolism in a pregnant woman? 20 gs wks, no leg pain, shortness of breath, cough and chest pain for 4 days after long distance traveling.
Xray -> VQ -> CT: Without leg symptoms, one would not perform a leg ultrasound (DVT US). With SOB, a chest Xray is first choice, and can be performed safely by shielding the baby. If Xray is normal, then a nuclear medicine VQ scan is performed. If the VQ scan is indeterminate, a CT Pulmonary Angiogram is performed, with settings designed to reduce radiation dose to mother and fetus. ...Read more
You can encourage: Your wife to hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea with a squeeze of lemon juice. See a physician if cough is not resolving, difficulty breathing or temp > 104. Take care ; congratulations on your wife's pregnancy. ...Read more
There is a list: Http://www. Babycenter. Com/0_chart-over-the-counter-medications-during-pregnancy_1486462.bc.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not: It's not normal. Get evaluation in the doctors office, quit smoking. ...Read more
I'm 2 months pregnant and I've had this cough going on 4 weeks is there anything I can do or take?
Can my wife have Vicks drop sweet as my wife is 14 week pregnant or can u advice me cough sweet to eat?
I have been coughing for about a week n I m 7w pregnant. I m not on any medication but now it hurts when I cough. What can I do to stop the cough?
I have a cough for about two months and my left side hurts even to the touch and I'm eight months pregnant what could be causing the pain and cough?
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The uk.? According to drugs. Com, prospan cough syrup contains
ground ivy dry extract 5-7.5:1 ethanolic 30% w/w. Info states “the safety of this product during pregnancy and lactation has not been established, therefore the use of this product during pregnancy and lactation is not recommended.”. ...Read more
Cough drops: Depends on the active ingredients as well as the quantity consumed. Once you know the active ingredients you can re-ask the question here if you like and get a more complete answer ...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