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Is Dulcolax Safe During Pregnancy
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
Constipation relief: Constipation is common in pregnancy. Dulcolax tablets or suppositories have been used during human pregnancy without evidence of adverse side-effect. Due to the minimal absorption of bisacodyl, fetal risk is considered low. Natural plant based diet such as more vegetable and fruits may have more nutrition value a better alternative for constipation. ...Read more
I am addicted to Dulcolax tablet since 1 yr. I am 25 yrs married women n I am planning to get pregnant. Can i take Dulcolax during pregnancy ?
You very well may need some drug and addiction counseling. Dulcolax abuse and addiction is common. This is not something that is unheard of.
But, to be the best you can be while carrying a baby it is wise to get some help for this and to learn other behaviors to replace this addictive behavior. ...Read more
Have metallic taste in my mouth can it be cause of taking Dulcolax or a very early pregnancy symptom. Im on bc shot, 8 days left for my period
Exam needed: There are several reasons for a metallic taste inyour mouth. Dental disease, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, hormonal, medications are only a few of them. A home pregnancy test can answer your concern about being pregnant. A doctor or dental exam and blood tests can help you find out the cause of the metallic taste. ...Read more
My girlfriend is taking BC pills (yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) 24/4) but she has to take bisacodyl sometimes she takes them at the same time, is there any risk of pregnancy?
Wouldn't do it.: Airborne is a cocktail of vitamins and minerals which is supposed to boost the immune system when a common cold is suspected. It contains vitamin a, which in excess may cause birth defects. Also, there is no evidence that airborne is effective at all and you should not waste your money. ...Read more
Is a syrup from Peru used for weight loss literature review showed that it is beneficial for premenopausal women
Who are obese and with insulin resistance. Although it seems sake and product is natural, it did not not do any study on pregnancy. It would be wise not to use any medication including herbal or natural during pregnancy. ...Read more
Vicks? yes: Did you mean to say Vicks cough drops? Those contain menthol as a topical treatment for the throat. There is no medical reason why you can't use that during pregnancy. Like all medications in pregnancy, however, you should only use it for the time that you really need it. The only over the counter "medications" that should be taken for the whole pregnancy are prenatal vitamins and/or folic acid. ...Read more
Sideways from rear: Is safest. Male lying under partner with female on top either facing each other or female's back toward partner are both also safe positions. Male sitting underneath on a chair with female either facing him, or both facing forward works for some couples. ...Read more
Most are safe: The main focus in should be nutrition and eating a healthy diet. Avoid more than 1-2 servings per week of high mercury fish such as shark and swordfish. Just like non pregnant women - avoid raw or uncooked meats and eggs. Avoid unwashed fruits and vegetables especially sprouts. Avoid unpasteurized diary products such as raw milk and soft cheeses. ...Read more
Controversial: There have been so many cases of sprouts contaminated by e. Coli or other pathologic bacteria, it's difficult to advise. If you know the producer of the sprouts is fastidious about their handling & preparation, they should be ok but if there is any doubt, don't risk them. ...Read more
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen):
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is an opioid, taking throughout pregnancy will result in addiction in the fetus. and they may have withdrawal at birth. So doctors will try to wean Also small teratogenic risk
http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-63/norco-oral/details/list-precautions ...Read more