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Dr. Ira Friedlander
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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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Why is it good to take folic acid while pregnant?

Why is it good to take folic acid while pregnant?

Prevent birth defect: Folic acid is well proven to prevent a relatively common birth defect known as neural tube defects which affect the spine. It is especially important to take Folic Acid in the first weeks of pregnancy, so anyone who might become pregnant should take it even before they know they are pregnant! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take beno while pregnant?

Is it safe to take beno while pregnant?

Maybe: Beano is a simethicone anti-gas agent that is not absorbed for the bowel. It is ok for gas, but does nothing for heartburn. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take finacea while pregnant?

Is it safe to take finacea while pregnant?

Yes: Finacea is a topical gel containing azelaic acid, and is used to treat mild to moderate rosacea. Finacea is considered fda pregnancy category b -- therefore, finacea is not expected to harm an unborn baby. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take vitamin C while pregnant?

Is it safe to take vitamin C while pregnant?

Yes: In recommended standard doses, yes. You probably already have enough in your prenatal vitamin. Taking "more" vitamins and minerals in the form of supplements does not improve health. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take retin-a while pregnant?

Is it safe to take retin-a while pregnant?

NO: Retin a (tretinoin) is a drug for the treatment of acne and is not safe to take during pregnancy as it is known to cause defects in the developing fetus. Dermatologists recommend the use of two forms of contraception while taking retina. If a pregnancy is suspected or occurs while taking this drug. Your ob/gyn should be contacted immediately. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take pyridoxine while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take pyridoxine while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: Pyridoxine, or vitamin b6, is not only safe to take, but it is an important component of your prenatal vitamin make-up. Pyridoxine is crucial to the construction of red blood cells, along with other metabolic functions. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take mercaptopurine while pregnant?

No: Cat. D safety must be weighed against risks benefits. Has been shown harmful. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ferrous salt while pregnant?

Is it safe to take ferrous salt while pregnant?

Yes: This is an iron supplement and your multivitamin will have some in it. If you are still anemic your doctor may ask you to take additional iron supplements. Do not take unless your doctor tells you to take. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take diabetic vitamins while pregnant?

Is it safe to take diabetic vitamins while pregnant?

Yes: If by diabetic vitamins you mean sugar-free than yes it is safe to take while pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take depakene (valproic acid) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take depakene (valproic acid) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

No: Can use while breastfeeding. If you are on this medication then you probably have a seizure disorder or bipolar disease. There is a risk of congenital defects but some women need to stay on this type of medication or else their original problem may worsen which would also be detrimental to the baby. You should start taking 1 gram of Folic Acid a day before you get pregnant while on this. ...Read more

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Is Prilosec safe to take while pregnant?

Is Prilosec safe to take while pregnant?

Yes: It's safe. Just take it at the recommended dosage. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take fluoromethelone while pregnant?

Is it safe to take fluoromethelone while pregnant?

Possibly not: Fluorometholone is listed as "category c, " as are the other steroid eye drops I am familiar with. "category c" = risk may exist; either animal studies found problems, or there are no animal or human studies available. It is necessary to determine whether or not the risks of the medicine outweigh the benefits, and this should be done in conversation with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take felodipine while pregnant?

Is it safe to take felodipine while pregnant?

Yes: It is likely to be safe, but it is a pregnancy class c drug, meaning no human studies have been done with this drug to show safety in pregnancy. It may prolong labor because of how the drug works to relax uterine muscle. The class of drug Felodipine belongs to is sometimes used to try to stop preterm labor. Weigh the potential benefits against the potential risks with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take niclosamide while pregnant?

Is it safe to take niclosamide while pregnant?

Yes: Niclosamide is used to treat intestinal worms and is a catagory b medication in pregnancy. It may be safe to use during breast feeding. Make sure you let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding when you are presribed the medication. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin C (Definition)

Vitamin C is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more