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Why shouldnt I get pregnant while taking fluoxetine?

Why shouldnt I get pregnant while taking fluoxetine?

Prozac (fluoxetine): There are concerns about effects on the baby. However if there is personal risk to you if you are off the prozac, (fluoxetine) if you have been previously suicidal, you should decide with your psych doc if you should come off or not. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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Should I stop taking my antidepressant while I am pregnant?

Should I stop taking my antidepressant while I am pregnant?

No: Never stop an antidepressant abruptly without consulting your doctor. Some types of antidepressants are ok in pregancy. Uncontrolled maternal depression during pregnancy could also be detrimental to you and the fetus. Talk to your OB or midwife about recommendations for monitoring during your pregnancy or potentially weaning from your medications with supervision. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant while taking cipralex?

Can i get pregnant while taking cipralex?

Yes - but taper off.: Escitalopram is distributed in the amniotic fluid - limited data. Nonteratogenic effects in the newborn following ssri exposure late in the third trimester include respiratory distress, cyanosis, apnea, seizures, temperature instability, feeding difficulty, vomiting, hypoglycemia, hypo- or hypertonia, hyper-reflexia, jitteriness. Acog recommends tapering off ssris if possible - talk to your psych. ...Read more

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I am 7 weeks pregnant and I've been on clonazapam 1mg forexperience taking clonazapam while pregnant?

I am 7 weeks pregnant and I've been on clonazapam 1mg forexperience taking clonazapam while pregnant?

Need to stop: This drug is contraindicated during pregnancy. You need to stop and you need to discuss any concerns regarding exposure in the first trimester with your doctor. While the chance of harm is very small, it is still a risk and should be discussed further. There are other options for you during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can i take celexa (citalopram) while pregnant?

Can i take celexa (citalopram) while pregnant?

Therapy, poss. meds: It's generally best to avoid all meds when pregnant. So psychotherapy is the 1st choice for depression or anxiety. But it's better to take antidepressants, usually ssris like celexa, (citalopram) than to stay clinically depressed while pregnant. Depression itself can harm your unborn baby, so the risks must be weighed. Talk to your doctor. See: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/antidepressants/dn00007. ...Read more

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Can i take trazadone while pregnant?

Can i take trazadone while pregnant?

Talk to psychiatrist: Trazodone is essentially an antidepressant with strong side effect of sedation and is currently used as a sleeping aid. It is a category c drug and is not recommended during pregnancy. But this is a discussion best had with a psychiatrist who knows you as some times benefits out weigh the risks hence treatment is individualized in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can i take augmantin while pregnant?

Can i take augmantin while pregnant?

Yes : As long as you are not allergic! Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is safe in pregnancy as much as is possible to know. ...Read more

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I recently started taking viorele for bleeding while on depo. Can i still take my clonazepam?

I recently started taking viorele for bleeding while on depo. Can i still take my clonazepam?

Yes, definitely: It's definitely safe to take both those medications at the same time. ...Read more

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Can i take cocodamol whilst pregnant?

Can i take cocodamol whilst pregnant?

Think twice: Co-codamol is also known as tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine. Narcotics are acceptable to take if you really need them for pain, preferably for a short amount of time only. If you take narcotics on a regular basis. The baby may undergo withdrawal after birth. ...Read more

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Can I take bromazepam while I am taking cephalexin?

Can I take bromazepam while I am taking cephalexin?

Antibiotics & meds: Bromazepam is a benzodiazepine similar to "Valium". It shouldn't have any major interaction with an antibiotic like cephalexin. I am more concerned, however, that you are even taking Bromazepam-- that's a very powerful medicine and I wonder if you really need it? In young women of child bearing age, you should be very careful with that. Hope your doctor knows all this! ...Read more

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Would i experience withdrawals if i stopped taking my 20mg/day celexa (citalopram) after 4 days?

Would i experience withdrawals if i stopped taking my 20mg/day celexa (citalopram) after 4 days?

No but...: The time is too short for any subsequent withdrawal but one should not start or stop important medication without medical advice and supervision. ...Read more

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Can i take 5-htp during pregnancy? I am 13 weeks and was on celexa (citalopram) prior to conceiving.

Can i take 5-htp during pregnancy? I am 13 weeks and was on celexa (citalopram) prior to conceiving.

Probably should not: I am sure some women do take 5 htp during pregnancy, but it doesn't have safety data for use during this time. Because of this, i wouldn't recommend taking it during your pregnancy -- especially in your first trimester. ...Read more

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Will I fall pregnant while taking aropax?

Will I fall pregnant while taking aropax?

If having sex: If you are having unprotected sex, yes you can get PG But that could also happen if you were not taking the Aropax ...Read more

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Can I take antidepressant if I am pregnant?

Can I take antidepressant if I am pregnant?

Yes: If necessary, there are safe, effective medications in the ssri family (such as lexapro) that can be used in pregnancy. However, the risks and benefits of any medication must be individualized with your physician. ...Read more

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Can I take zzzquil after taking lexapro (escitalopram) its got me wired?

Can I take zzzquil after taking lexapro (escitalopram) its got me wired?

Drug interactions: Combining the two drugs may cause additive side effects of dizziness and difficulty concentrating. Please check with prescribing doctor who knows your medical history and diagnosis. Also review your feeling "wired" on Lexapro (escitalopram) and ask what to do. Be sure doc knows all meds you take. I hope this helps. Take care. ...Read more

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Can I take dilaudid while pregnant?

Can I take dilaudid while pregnant?

FDA pregnancy CAT: C - would try to avoid using Dilaudid during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can i take gabapentin while pregnant?

Can i take gabapentin while pregnant?

No studies: There are no human studies of Gabapentin use during pregnancy, but animal studies have shown fetal problems. There have been delayed ossification in skull bones, vertebrae, and extremities. Hydroureter and hydronephrosis have also been reported in animal studies. These results mean Gabapentin should only be used in pregnancy when benefit clearly outweighs risk. Discuss with your doctors. ...Read more

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Should I stop taking my antidepressant while I am trying to get pregnant?

Should I stop taking my antidepressant while I am trying to get pregnant?

Depends: For many antidepressants it is not necessary to stop while trying to get pregnant, but may want to wean when you find out you are pregnant. It depends greatly on which type though. That being said, if you are feeling good and have been on the medicine for a very long period of time and you are leading a generally healthy lifestyle, your doctor may want to try to wean you off of them. Ask dr! ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sertraline (Definition)

Also called zoloft, (sertraline) is one of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, with antidepressant/anti-anxiety actions. May cause headaches, nausea & ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Zoloft (Definition)

Zoloft is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more