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What is fetal hydantoin syndrome?

What is fetal hydantoin syndrome?

Dilantin: Fetal hydantoin syndrome can occur in infants exposed to Dilantin while in the uterus during pregnancy. The common features include hirsutism (they are hairy), growth restriction, mild mental retardation and congenital anomalies such as cleft lip & palate, wide set eyes and small ends of the fingers. ...Read more

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Which drugs other than phenytoin and carbamazepine cause fetal hydantoin syndrome?

Which drugs other than phenytoin and carbamazepine cause fetal hydantoin syndrome?

Birth defects: This syndrone is specific to those drugs. That is, although you can find the individual defects in other conditions with different causes, when they are found in a baby from a mother that has taken phenytion, they are called fetal hydantoin syndrome. ...Read more

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I am 12 weeks pregnant. Can I use shampoo and conditioner that contains dimethyl-dimethyl (DMDM), hydantoin? I have read that they are harmful during pregnancy

I am 12 weeks pregnant. Can I use shampoo and conditioner that contains dimethyl-dimethyl (DMDM), hydantoin? I have read that they are harmful during pregnancy

DMDM safe??: DMDM is an additive to shampoo as a antimicrobial. It realeases formaldehyde and can cause an allergic contact dermatitis. At your stage of pregnancy the fetus is still forming all the structures so probably NOT a good idea for exposure but you must realize that very little if any will be absorbed from the brief exposure of a hair shampoo. I advise patients to avoid ANY chemical exposure. ...Read more

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Had eyebrows waxed (33 weeks pregnant). Used solution with sda-40b alcohol, octoxynol-9 and dmdm hydantoin. Harmful?

Had eyebrows waxed (33 weeks pregnant). Used solution with sda-40b alcohol, octoxynol-9 and dmdm hydantoin. Harmful?

Eye brows: Fist is a commercially used alcohol. The absorption trough intact skin is almost 0, even after the waxing process. The octoxynol-9 is a spermicide which is not longer used in us because the manufacturers refuse to test it in pregnant animals, and the third component is a formaldehyde releasing agent used as antimicrobial and preservative with a to be neglected absorption. Cannot be 100% sure. ...Read more

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Side effects of pills?

Too vague: A question. Different pills/meds have different effects as well side effects. ...Read more

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What are side effects of gin?

What are side effects of gin?

Same as any alcohol: Less likely to cause hangover, but causes the same liver inflammation, scarring and damage as any other form of alcohol, as well as damage to esophagus, stomach, pancreas. Also can be toxic to the heart, the immune system, the bone marrow (which makes our blood components), impairing our ability to fight infections and our general immune system. PLUS, it causes many kinds of cancers. ...Read more

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Does cbt have any side effects?

Does cbt have any side effects?

CBT: Cbt is mostly free of side effects, but during the treatment you may well feel some anxiety. For instance, exposure and response prevention are part of cbt treatment for obsessive compulsive d/o. With ocd, the person is unconsciously using compulsive behaviors to bind anxiety -- and if prevented, will temporarily feel anxiety. The therapist will help you through this. ...Read more

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Side effects of nasovion drops?

Side effects: The medication has minimal side effects and is basically harmless. ...Read more