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How Many Mg Of Benadryl Can You Take While Pregnant
It Should Be Safe: Drugs are rated by FDA by categories A-D & X for pregnancy safety. Cat. A drugs have human randomized studies to show safety (very few drugs like this), Cat. B drugs are thought to be safe from years of use & limited observational studies, Cat. C drugs are unknown or have animal studies suggesting harm, Cat. D drugs are dangerous but can be used if mothers life is at risk. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a B. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
WHEN PREGNANT WHAT ALL KINDS OF MEDICINE YOU CAN TAKE FOR PAIN OTHER THAN TYNONOL IS BENADRYL (diphenhydramine) SAFE AND OKAY TO TAKE?
Standard dosing : Typically patients patients can take 25mg every 6 hours as needed. If you need to take more than that, or for a longer sustained period than a week, then discuss further with your doctor. ...Read more
Possibly no: Although Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and melatonin are ordinarily safe to take together, and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is usually safe to take during pregnancy, melatonin is probably not. Melatonin is a natural hormone and the effects of the larger amounts found in supplements on the developing baby is unknown. Discuss the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with you obstetrician. ...Read more
Yes: There would not be a problem with either medication. ...Read more
Is it ok to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if pregnant and currently taking levothyroxine for hypothyroidism?
Caladryl Not known: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is categoryb which considered safe during pregnancy, but caladryl is not known. It is an otc topical and if you are now in your second or third trimester, it is a safer time to use if needed. It is concerning during first trimester because organs are being formed and thus higher risk of birth defects. Consult doc if you need meds. Congrats on the pregnancy and good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a migraine since last night. I just found out I'm pregnant two days ago. Is it safe to take benadryl to take the edge off from the pain.
I am 11 and a half week pregnant and having bad sinus pressure and headaches. Is Benadryl (diphenhydramine) safe to take at 11 weeks?
Try tylenol (acetaminophen): If you had symptoms for more than 10 days ( purulent nasal secretions, sinus pressure, cough) it could be sinusitis and benadryl will not help. Try Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. If your symptoms are more alllergies, benadryl could help and is drug B in pregnancy no proven risk for the fetus. As a rule of thumb try to go early to the doctor while pregnant . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 7 months pregnant and have chronic urticaria and angieodema. I used to take at lease 500mg of benadryl (diphenhydramine). What is the max limit for a pregnant woman?
50 mg?: Did you mean 50 mg of benadryl (diphenhydramine)? I have never heard of 500 mg ever being used to treat any condition. 50 mg of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is considered the usual adult maximum dose and many pregnant women have used this dosing. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a category b pregnancy drug which means it has a low likelihood of harming the fetus, but randomized controlled studies have not been performed. ...Read more
Would it be possible that a pregnant woman take benadryl/antihistamine to treat an allergic reaction or help allergy induced asthma?
Yes & No: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is considered safe in pregnancy & may be used to treat allergic conditions like allergic rhinitis or hives. Antihistamines like Benadryl are not effective for itching not associated with a rash. This can be due to pregnancy-related liver problems. Talk to your OB about that. Benadryl is also not effective for asthma. There are safe asthma drugs to use while pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I took zyrtec about 6 hours ago. Can i take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) now? I am 29 weeks pregnant. Allergies are too great for me to handle.
Is it safe for a pregnant woman in her 3rd trimester to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) while also taking Metronidozale? As well as the occasional Zofran?
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