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Is Azo Yeast Okay To Take When Pregnant
Azo yeast: Azo yeast contains boneset (eupatorium perfoliatum), mistletoe leaf (viscum album) ; lactobacillus sporogenes. The product site states “pregnant ; breastfeeding women are advised to consult their doctor.” it does not appear to be well studied. Unless your physician is familiar w this product ; can clear it’s use – would not recommend taking while pregnant or breast feeding. ...Read more
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
Azo Yeast: Azo yeast contains boneset (eupatorium perfoliatum), mistletoe leaf (viscum album) ; lactobacillus sporogenes. The product site states “pregnant ; breastfeeding women are advised to consult their doctor.” it does not appear to be well studied. Unless your physician is familiar w this product ; can clear it’s use – would not recommend taking while pregnant or breast feeding. ...Read more
Not recommended: Although I cannot say definitively that the product will harm you or the baby, I would not recommend trying a new herbal preparation in pregnancy. Besides, there are many OTC preparations/homeopathic remedies with a far better track record and are safe to use in pregnancy, there is no need to take a risk. ...Read more
Check with your Ob: Pregnant women should always check first with their obstetricians before using any vaginal product. AZO Yeast probably would be harmless, but probably wouldn't work; it doesn't cure yeast, only treats the symptoms. There are many more effective over-the-counter productus. But your doctor may want to confirm the diagnosis and/or suggest a particular medication. Call the office. Good luck! ...Read more
If I am 19 weeks pregnant and have a yeast infection is it okay to take azo yeast plus? Will this harm my baby or cause any bitrth defects?
Not a problem: I assume that you will be treating the infection intra-vaginally. None of the azo will get to your developing baby. You are also beyond the critical period during which drugs might have an effect. ...Read more
Is it okay to take 1 prenatal vitamin, 1 Azo yeast pill, and the 3 required hair skin and nail vitamins in 1 day? And no, I'm not pregnant.
Skin and nail: You may be taking more Vitamins than you need. The Prenatal Vitamin likely has everything you need. Too many Vitamins can actually cause more harm than good. You would have to read the contents of the skin and nail Vitamins and see if they overlap with the prenatal (which they likely do). Then total all of it up to see if you exceed safe levels. One Vitamin a day is usually enough ...Read more
Azo aren't for yeast: Azo are not yeast infection pills. They are used to reduce bladder spasms. They don't treat utis but are used to help with symptoms while antibiotics can kick in. It's best to check in with your OB if you're having bladder trouble. A bladder infection that's untreated during pregnancy can spread to the kidney and possibly cause preterm birth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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