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Is it safe to have a couple of drinks while pregnant?

Is it safe to have a couple of drinks while pregnant?

No: There is no line of distinction as to how much alcohol is harmful in pregnancy, so we generally recommend avoiding alcohol. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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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 okay to have a couple drinks while on antibiotics?

Is it okay to have a couple drinks while on antibiotics?

UMMMMMM: No....... it could make you sick depending on the antibiotic or inactivate the drug somewhat so NO is the answer ...Read more

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Is it ok to have a glass of wine while pregnant?

Is it ok to have a glass of wine while pregnant?

No: Alcohol is readily absorbed by your body and sent to the developing fetus which can cause deleterious effects as believe it or not is a toxin. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a cigarette once in a while when pregnant?

Is it safe to have a cigarette once in a while when pregnant?

Please don't smoke.: Tobacco smoke is never considered safe for the smoker, for the fetus, for the newborn or other children, for anyone nearby. Kids need healthy lungs and healthy parents: http://www.Cdc.Gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/health_effects/tobacco_related_mortality/index.Htm#women. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take .6 mg a day of colchicine for pericarditis for a month. Is it likely to to become toxic at that. I have been drinking more water.

Is it safe to take .6 mg a day of colchicine for pericarditis for a month. Is it likely to to become toxic at that. I have been drinking more water.

COLCHICINE: COLCHICINE IS SAFE AT LOW DOSES. WITH GOUT WE USE 1-2 TABS PER DAY FOR MONTHS WHILE ADDING LONG TERM THERAPY. WE MAY MAINTAIN THIS DOSE FOR MONTHS OR EVEN YEARS. ONE/DAY TO KEEP THINGS QUIET THEN 2/DAY IF A FLARE. GOUTY PATIENTS WHO HAVE BEEN ON COLCHICINE FOR YEARS ARE MORE SUBJECT TO MUSCLE AND/OR NERVE PROBLEMS. IT IS DANGEROUS IN PEOPLE WITH KIDNEY FAILURE SINCE YHERE IS NO ANTIDOTE. ...Read more

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Is it okay for a pregnant woman to have a small glass of wine.?

Is it okay for a pregnant woman to have a small glass of wine.?

No: It is not known how much alcohol is necessary to cause fetal alcohol syndrome. The safest route is to avoid all alcohol during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have just one class of wine or champagne for valentines day while 29 weeks pregnant?

Is it safe to have just one class of wine or champagne for valentines day while 29 weeks pregnant?

There is not: "right" answer here. It is a personal choice. That said, it is probably "safer" in the last portion of pregnancy than the first 13 weeks. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a few beers while on my meds?

Is it safe to have a few beers while on my meds?

Depends on the meds: Give a little more detail of the meds for a better answer. Some medicines are not and some are effected by alcohol. ...Read more

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Is is safe to drink panadol for pain while pregnant? I am 18 weeks pregnant and i does have a lot of headaches is it safe to drink panadol 500g during this time...I normally take two 500g tablets a day...Is it safe for my unborn child?, if not what are t

Is is safe to drink panadol for pain while pregnant? I am 18 weeks pregnant and i does have a lot of headaches is it safe to drink panadol 500g during this time...I normally take two  500g tablets a day...Is it safe for my unborn child?, if not what are t

Panadol (acetaminophen) : Panadol (acetaminophen) is a category a drug, which means that it is safe to take during pregnancy . However, it should be taken at the lowest effective dose for the shortest possible time. Do not exceed the recommended doseage listed on the bottle. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have a couple alcohol drinks while on methylprednisilone?

Is it ok to have a couple alcohol drinks while on methylprednisilone?

Are you legal age?: Not a great idea, but it's probably ok. It's never a great idea to drink when using potent hormones like corticosteroids as unanticipated and overactive emotional and psychic responses may occur. This is a question that should really be addressed to your subscribing physician as he/she is the doctor who knows you ...And your constitution...The best. ...Read more

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Ativan is not safe with alcohol, but is it ok to take it the next day after having drinks? Is there a timeline?

Ativan is not safe with alcohol, but is it ok to take it the next day after having drinks? Is there a timeline?

Ativan and alcohol: Depends how much you drink and the condition of your liver. Ativan acts by itself (lorazepam half life is 12 hrs), and by a metabolite formed in the liver (lorazepam glucoride-half life is 18 hrs), so, to be safe you have to start drinking very moderately after18 hrs at least from your last dose, and it would be safe (after moderate drinking) to take the ativan 18-24hrs after the last drink. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have liposuction before getting pregnant and having a baby?

Is it safe to have liposuction before getting pregnant and having a baby?

Yes.: Liposuction surgery should not in any way complicate pregnancy. However, i suggest my patients (for optimal long-term outcomes) postpone any type of body contouring surgery if they are planning on having pregnancies in the near future. ...Read more

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