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Is Dulcolax safe to take during pregnancy?

Is Dulcolax safe to take during pregnancy?

Yes Dulcolax pink: Is for you , a stool softener , it does not have stimulants in it , intended for pregnant woman , speak to your OB doctor before taking y medication including stool softeners. ...Read more

Dr. Donald Alves
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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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Is it safe to take Dulcolax occasionally during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take Dulcolax occasionally during pregnancy?

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

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What is a safe oral laxative (in tablet form) for use during pregnancy? Is Dulcolax ok?

What is a safe oral laxative (in tablet form) for use during pregnancy? Is Dulcolax ok?

Several options: Dulcolax is safe but not particularly effective. I recommend MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or the generic equivalent. That seems to work better. Fiber supplements like citrucel are also ok. ...Read more

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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 ?

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 ?

Medication Addiction: 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

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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

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

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Is airborne safe during pregnancy?

Is airborne safe during 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

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Is a drysuit safe during pregnancy?

Is a drysuit safe during pregnancy?

The issue with a : Dry suit is what you are doing in it. If you are snorkeling or swimming that is fine. If you are diving in a dry suit, that is not healthy during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is Yacon Syrup safe during pregnancy?

Is Yacon Syrup safe during pregnancy?

Yacon syrup: 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

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Which herbs are safe during pregnancy?

Which herbs are safe during pregnancy?

None needed: There is no scientific evidence that one should take any herbs during pregnancy as they do not benefit you. Take a Folic Acid vitamin or a prenatal vitamin and you are good to go. ...Read more

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Is Vicks vapo rub safe during pregnancy

Should be: Vaporib is topical and should not have systemic effect. It should not harm the fetus. ...Read more

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It is safe to use vix during pregnancy?

It is safe to use vix during pregnancy?

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

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Is clinique safe to use during pregnancy?

Probably: If you are refering to the clinique make up, then most of the products are safe. I might recommend you bring any acne treatment products you use to your OB doctor to double check. ...Read more

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Which sex positions are safe during pregnancy?

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

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Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Food: I dont know of any food in moderation besides salt which would be dangerous. Alcohol is not a good choice. ...Read more

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Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

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

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Are sprouted grains safe to eat during pregnancy?

Are sprouted grains safe to eat during pregnancy?

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

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Is narco safe during pregnancy?

Is narco safe during pregnancy?

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

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Is caffeine safe during pregnancy?

Is caffeine safe during pregnancy?

Yes: Previously there was a concern about caffeine and miscarriages, although medical studies have not concluded a distinct association. Moderate caffeine consumption (<200mg per day) has not been shown to increase miscarriage risk. ...Read more

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Is benefiber safe during pregnancy?

Is benefiber safe during pregnancy?

Yes: It can also help maintain regularity and help reduce hemorrhoids common in pregnancy as well since your bowell function will be more natural. ...Read more

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Is proactive safe during pregnancy?

Is proactive safe during pregnancy?

Yes: The proactive over-the-counter acne treatment has benzoyl peroxide, the same ingredient that is in many other otc acne treatments, and is safe to use on the skin during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is palo azul safe during pregnancy?

Safety: Has not been established yet during pregnancy. Fyi, it is used as a urinary antiseptic. ...Read more

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Is elderberry safe during pregnancy?

Wouldn't advise it: There is no way to reassure you that elderberry is safe during pregnancy, so it's best not to use it. ...Read more

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Is lipton tea safe during pregnancy?

Is lipton tea safe during pregnancy?

Tea: Moderate intake of lipton tea should be fine. ...Read more

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How safe is heparin during pregnancy?

How safe is heparin during pregnancy?

Requires care: Heparin, a blood thinner, can cause serious bleeding problems. While complications are rare, when they happen, they can be severe. Using Heparin requires expert care. ...Read more

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