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Is dipyridamole drug safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is dipyridamole drug safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: There have been human and animal studies showing that Dipyridamole is safe in pregnancy and when breastfeeding. If you are on this medication, you should continue it until your doctor tells you to stop. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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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 nicotine addiction dangerous for pregnant women?

Is nicotine addiction dangerous for pregnant women?

Yes and for fetus: Smoking cigarettes has harmful side effects. However, doing so while pregnant has harmful side effects not only for the mother but also for the developing fetus. Exposure to nicotine even when not in smoked form is not recommended during pregnancy. Great time to quit! ...Read more

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Is naloxone safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women?

Is naloxone safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women?

????: Naloxone is a drug used for acute narcotic intoxication, typically given when a person isn't breathing because of overdose. As such, if it were really needed it wouldn't be safe _not_ to use it. ...Read more

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Is cytogainer recommended for pregnant woman?

Is cytogainer recommended for pregnant woman?

Why take it?: Reviewing the product online it appears to be a protein powder designed for body builders. Unless you are suffering from a nutritional deficiency or have severe hyperemesis gravidarum and you doctor has recommended nutritional supplementation this does not seem like something a pregnant woman would need to be taking. ...Read more

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Is gluthatione i.V safe for pregnant women?

Is gluthatione i.V safe for pregnant women?

N-acetylcysteine is.: The glutathione precursor n-acetyl-cysteine is class b (i.e. Safe) in pregnancy and lactation. It is administered in cases of tylenol (acetaminophen) poisoning (e.g. Suicide attempt) and reverses the toxic effects on the liver and kidneys reliably. Glutathione per se is not used in clinical practice. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a 27weeks pregnant woman take antimalaria drug?

Please tell me, could a 27weeks pregnant woman take antimalaria drug?

Malaria/ pregnancy: Ferile pregnant patients who have been to an area where malaria is endemic can result in serious morbidity and mortality. Gravid patient are 10 times more likely to contract malaria than non gravid ones.
For 27 weeks gestation, the best option for anti malaria include:
chloroquine, quinine, atovaquone-proguanil, and mefloquine. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What safe antitussive drug in pregnancy?

What safe antitussive drug in pregnancy?

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

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Pregnant taking ptu, (propylthiouracil) labetalol, methyldopa never done drugs in my life, i was tested positive for exstacy is that possible?

Pregnant taking ptu, (propylthiouracil) labetalol, methyldopa never done drugs in my life, i was tested positive for exstacy is that possible?

Yes,but: Ecstasy false positives have not been associated with those drugs, but otc drugs with decongestants, nose drops , nyquil, and weight loss drugs can. Do any of these ring a bell? ...Read more

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What happens to mothers who test positive for meth in pregnancy?

What happens to mothers who test positive for meth in pregnancy?

Injury to child: In my state such results will place the mother on a list for a monitored birth & child protective services review. Most will lose the child at birth to foster care if the fetus survives the pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm taking inh treatment for a positive TB test. Is it safe to get pregnant?

I'm taking inh treatment for a positive TB test.  Is it safe to get pregnant?

I would wait: You should be done in 6-12months with your inh, and it would be prudent to wait if possible. If you are already pregnant on inh , the risk of affecting the baby is low, but present, discuss with your infectious disease doctor. ...Read more

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Has anyone taken norfloxacin during pregnancy? Is it allowed for pregnant women?

Has anyone taken norfloxacin during pregnancy?  Is it allowed for pregnant women?

Not recommended: This is not an antibiotic that we routinely use during pregnancy. There are plenty of safer alternatives. Discuss other medication choices with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to pass a drug screen 3 days after taking suboxone?

Is it possible for me to pass a drug screen 3 days after taking suboxone?

Suboxone half life: Test for it. The test for suboxone has to be separately ordered. It is not in most of the standard urinalysis tests for urine toxicology..It's elimation half life is between 20 and 73 hours with a mean of 37 hours. It could therefor take between 100 and 365 hours for it to leave your system, with a mean of 185 hours, or between approx. 4 days and 15 days with a mean of 7.7 days. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Narcan (naloxone)?

Can pregnant women take Narcan (naloxone)?

Narcan (naloxone): Narcan (naloxone) should be administered my medical professionals with clear indications, if the pregnant female requires treatment with Narcan (naloxone) many factors should be considered:risk/benefit ratio is always important. ...Read more

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Is combivir (lamivudine and zidovudine) safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is combivir (lamivudine and zidovudine) safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: This is a class c drug so there are some possible effects on the fetus. However, if you are on this drug then not taking it while pregnant can cause more problems for the baby. You should never stop this class of medications without taking to you infectious disease doctor first. It is vitally important that you stay on your meds so that you stay healthy and the baby does not become infected. ...Read more

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