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Is It Safe To Itp
Is it safe to become pregnant with itp? Last platelet count was in normal range. What am i to expect regarding delivery? I have antibodies to platelet
Yes: I've had many patients who have this condition and go on to have successful normal pregnancies. A consultation with a perinatologist would help you understand what possible complications there may be. ...Read more
Is revolade is safe for long term use in itp for a heart patiant and diabaties patient already having a stun?
Eltrombopag: I've never personally used the drug but I looked it up and read about it: it's main toxicity is in the liver and shouldn't be given to people with liver disease. There are no warnings for either heart patients or for patients with diabetes. It's intended for long term use. You should remain under the supervision of the prescribing physician. The drug is generally safe with monitoring. ...Read more
My wife was given 2 doses of 30 mg prednisolone within 12 hours time for suspected itp during 7 week of pregnancy. Is it safe for the fetus?
Im in remission of itp its been year and half now, I have a daughter of 5 yr with c section, is it safe to get pregnant again?
Ask your OB: That is a question with too many variables for a stranger to answer on the internet. This is a serious and a very good question but can only be answered in consultation with the medical professional who knows your history and current state of health. ...Read more
Lamisil (terbinafine) pills safe for 13 yr old child who has past history of ITP? Has ringworm spot on leg. Very concerned, lamisil (terbinafine) creme be better option maybe?
I have ITP - never needed treatment. I'm on Prozac for anxiety. What can I take that is safe if I have a headache? Tylenol (acetaminophen)? Aleve?
Acetaminophen: Acetaminophen (Tylenol (acetaminophen) and many other over the counter meds) is safe because unlike Aleve (ibuprofen) it has no effect on platelet function. Aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) do affect platelet function, which increases risk of bleeding, which is already increased in ITP due a lower platelet count. ...Read more
Is 20mg prozac (fluoxetine) safe during pregnancy? Not pregnant yet, but maybe in the future. ITP, hypothyroidism, anxiety. On 50mcg levothyroxine and 20mg prozac (fluoxetine)
You don't: One does not catch itp. One develops it or acquires it. In children commonly a result of a viral infection. In adults, now referred to as immune thrombocytopenic purpura. Thought to be to increased destruction as well as underproduction of platelets. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer