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Can a pregnant woman take Flagyl tablet at first trimester/?

Can a pregnant woman take Flagyl tablet at first trimester/?

FDA Category B: Potential benefits must be balanced against risk.
Fda category b - "animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women or animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester". ...Read more

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My wife is in her first trimester with trichamonisis her doctor cant find it she took Flagyl and tindamax. Still odor discharge and swelling?

My wife is in her first trimester with trichamonisis her doctor cant find it she took Flagyl and tindamax. Still odor discharge and swelling?

MAY BE NOT,: TRICHOMONAS. HOW DO YOU KNOW WHAT SHE HAS IF CAN'T BE FOUND? COULD BE DIFFERENT KIND OF INFECTION, BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS, ETC. ONE SHOULD TREAT BASED ON THE CULTURE OBTAINED. ...Read more

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What to do if I am in my 1st trimester (7.5 wks) and my ob perscribed metronidazole should I wait or take it now please help?

What to do if I am in my 1st trimester (7.5 wks) and my ob perscribed metronidazole should I wait or take it now please help?

Metronidazole & preg: Metronidazole can be taken in early pregnancy. 15 years ago we waited until the second trimester to prescribe, but it has not been shown to be a problem to take it in the first trimester. ...Read more

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I am in my first trimester of pregnancy and diagnosed with trichomonas. Is Flagyl safe?

I am in my first trimester of pregnancy and diagnosed with trichomonas. Is Flagyl safe?

Yes: Metronidazole is the drug if choice for treatment in pregnancy, even in the first trimester. Despite theoretical concern for teratogenicity, a meta-analysis showed no link to birth defects. ...Read more

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9 weeks pregnant and I took 500 mg of flagyl for 7 days. Now I am reading that shouldn't take in first trimester. I am so upset and worried?

9 weeks pregnant and I took 500 mg of flagyl for 7 days. Now I am reading that shouldn't take in first trimester. I am so upset and worried?

This is a: Common "happening" although not making "easier" for YOU there IS NO DEFINITIVE EVIDENCE THAT FLAGYL HAS ANY HARMFUL EFFECTS in early Pregnancy...There is not sufficient data to allow the use of the drug across the board and the FDA will NOT "confirm" its safety until more data is available! Hope this helps (a bit)! ...Read more

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What's an alternative drug for metronidazole in first trimester of pregnancy?

What's an alternative drug for metronidazole in first trimester of pregnancy?

For what?: That entirely depends on why the Metronidazole is being considered. Some things need no treatment (like bacterial vaginosis) but others may be treated with alternative antibiotics (eg, sexually transmitted infections). ...Read more

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I have an important question about the medication metronidazole and taking it while pregnant. I was in my first trimester of pregnancy when my doctor prescribed metronidazole. After taking this medication, I started having complications with my pregnancy

Metronidazole: Metronidazole is pregnancy category b. There are no controlled studies in human pregnancies. During pregnancy, the decision needs to be made whether the potential benefits outweigh the potential risks, when alternative treatments have been ineffective. The patient should advise the doctor if she is pregnant or plans to become pregnant during treatment because Metronidazole use is normally avoided during the first trimester of pregnancy. I do not know if Metronidazole was associated with your pregnancy complications. ...Read more

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How accurate are first trimester ultrasoubds?

How accurate are first trimester ultrasoubds?

Very accurate: Ultrasounds tend to get more inaccurate as your pregnancy progresses. First trimester ultrasounds are more accurate than second trimester ultrasounds, which are in turn more accurate than third trimester ultrasounds. First trimester ultrasounds can reliably predict gestational age within 5-7 days. ...Read more

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Which tests should I have in the first trimester?

Which tests should I have in the first trimester?

Depends: Standard first trimester tests in the United States include blood type, blood count, hepatitis test, rubella test, syphilis test, hiv, urine culture. Depending on the patient's history, her desires for genetic testing or the doctor's protocols other tests may be performed. ...Read more

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Bleeding while in first trimester?

Bleeding while in first trimester?

See OB/GYN: Any bleeding while pregnant should be discussed with your OB dr. As you may need an exam to assure all is well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it ok to fly in the first trimester?

Is it ok to fly in the first trimester?

No: If you have placenta previa or other pregnancy complications, it may not be a good idea. ...Read more

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How safe is keflex in first trimester?

Probably safe: Keflex is considered safe (category b) for 2nd and 3rd trimesters, but it has not been as thoroughly tested during the 1st trimester. Use only if no other options., and discuss your concerns with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I eat guava during first trimester?

Yes: There are no restrictions on fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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How much weight gain in first trimester?

How much weight gain in first trimester?

Very little: Weight gain in pregnancy will vary from person to person. I encourage people to be healthy instead of focusing on weight gain. You only need 300 extra calories per day during pregnancy and this is in the third trimester. In the first trimester when the baby is less than two inches long you should be gaining very little. ...Read more

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Is black tea ok for the first trimester?

Is black tea ok for the first trimester?

Caffeine- pregnancy: Best to limit caffeine intake during pregnancy. White, red, yellow or green tea-may be a healthier choice than black - but consider making them decaffeinated. Even when not pregnant - best to limit these teas to 5 or less cups per day. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use nair in first trimester?

Yes: So long as you follow the directions, you'll be fine. ...Read more

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I'm spotting n im in my first trimester why?

I'm spotting n im in my first trimester why?

Fairly common: To have spotting in the first trimester. It occurs in 25% of patients and can be due to a number of things, but I recommend a sono to make sure is isn't a miscarriage. If not- it can occur due to implantation of an early pregnancy, or due to formation of the placenta, or due to a subchorionic hemorrhage, or due placenta developing close to or overlyin the cervix. Only way to know is to get a sono. ...Read more

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Is it safe to do yoga in the first trimester?

Is it safe to do yoga in the first trimester?

Yes.: Yoga is a great way to stay flexible and active during pregnancy, especially during the morning sickness of the first trimester. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat sushi in the first trimester?

Is it ok to eat sushi in the first trimester?

Sushi & pregnanc: Sushi should be avoided during pregnancy for two reasons. (1) risk of bacterial infection complicating the pregnancy. (2) risk of exposure to mercury complicating the pregnancy. Certainly not worth the risk during pregnancy. Cooked sushi or vegetable-only sushi should be fine, but then we'd worry about the person making the sushi having washed his hands after handling raw fish. ...Read more

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Can you take asprin during the first trimester?

Can you take asprin during the first trimester?

Acetaminophen: One baby Aspirin daily is known to be safe at any time during a pregnancy, and is sometimes prescribed for various obstetrical complications. For analgesia, Aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents are cautioned against, especially beyond 34 weeks. ...Read more

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Can a first trimester ultrasound be 19 days off?

Can a first trimester ultrasound be 19 days off?

Not likely: Measurements during the first trimester are usually accurate to +/- 7 days, and are established from the first day of bleeding from your last menstrual cycle. As the pregnancy progresses the dating becomes less accurate. ...Read more

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Can a first trimester ultrasound be two weeks off?

Can a first trimester ultrasound be two weeks off?

It can show discord: A first trimester ultrasound is extremely accurate in determining how far along you are, and when the exact due date is. It is possible for it to show that the pregnancy is 2 weeks 'off' from what the expected due date was. As long as it was done by a qualified sono technician or physician, it's unlike for it to be 2 weeks inaccurate in the first trimester. You may have ovulated earlier (or late. ...Read more

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Which urine test will I get in the first trimester?

Which urine test will I get in the first trimester?

Urine culture: Pregnant women are at increased risk for urinary tract infections beginning very early in the pregnancy. If left untreated these urinary tract infections can become more serious and cause kidney infections. Pregnant women with a kidney infection have an increased chance of going into preterm labor. This is why pregnant women are screened for a urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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How accurate are ultrasound in the first trimester?

Early Ultrasounds: The early ultrasounds are considered the most accurate. ...Read more

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First trimester ultrasound off by more than a week?

First trimester ultrasound off by more than a week?

Yes.: Generally, the ultrasound can be off for a about week in the 1st trimester, 2 weeks in the 2nd, and 3 weeks in the 3rd. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat cup of noodles in first trimester?

Is it safe to eat cup of noodles in first trimester?

Safe - yes: But not nutrient rich. But make sure that your diet is balanced. ...Read more

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Can a first trimester ultrasound be three weeks off?

Can a first trimester ultrasound be three weeks off?

No: A late first trimester ultrasound (i.e., 12 weeks) may be off by as much as a week in either direction but unless done by a completely incompetent sonographer, 3 weeks would be unheard of. Earlier in the first trimester the accuracy is even better with a range of less than a week. ...Read more

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Is vicodin really okay to take in the first trimester?

Is vicodin really okay to take in the first trimester?

No: You should not use opioids during pregnancy. It is a category c which means that animal studies show adverse effects. ...Read more

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Can I drink Lipton Tea during my first trimester? Thank you

Can I drink Lipton Tea during my first trimester? Thank you

Yes: You may.
Are you taking pre-natal vitamins? For the sake you your and your baby's health you should be under the care of a doctor.
Wish you good health and a healthy baby! ...Read more

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Can a preganant woman take any cold meds in first trimester?

Can a preganant woman take any cold meds in first trimester?

Consult your doctor: The first trimester is very sensitive and critical even to most otc meds.
Consult your doctor first.. ...Read more

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Can you have electrology on your face in your first trimester?

Can you have electrology on your face in your first trimester?

Electrolysis?: Did you mean electrolysis? The electrolysis itself is not contraindicated. However, if you are pretreated with topical anesthesia, it may be better to wait until after you deliver. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever taken methyldopa (aldomet) in first trimester?

Has anyone ever taken methyldopa (aldomet) in first trimester?

Yes: This is a central acting medicine for management of high blood pressure. It is an old but safe & effective treatment, though many feel there are better medicines available now for high blood pressure in pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the effects of heroin on a fetus in the first trimester?

What are the effects of heroin on a fetus in the first trimester?

Stillbirth: Heroin use in pregnancy can have serious effects on babies. The stillbirth risk is increased as well as the risk of poor fetal growth. In addition, the baby becomes addicted as well and with have to go through detoxification after delivery. Heroin uses will need to seek professional help and transition to Methadone maintenance. Some patients can undergo detox but need to be carefully monitored. ...Read more

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