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Is it safe to take domperidone during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take domperidone during pregnancy?

Category C: Domperidone is rated pregnancy category c. That is, "animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks." so, if you can avoid it, I would. As always, talk with your doc about it. There may be other ways to help lactation. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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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I'm 8-9 week pregnant and I keep feeling really sick is it safe to take domperidone? I was taking these regular before pregnancy

I'm 8-9 week pregnant and I keep feeling really sick is it safe to take domperidone? I was taking these regular before pregnancy

Domperidone/pregnanc: It is not recommended during pregnany, and there are no studies to say that it is safe to take if you are 8-9 weeks pregnant. ...Read more

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Is domperidone (vomistop) safe in pregnancy? Can it contribute if taken in early pregnancy in sever skeletal dysplasia?

Is domperidone (vomistop) safe in pregnancy? Can it contribute if taken in early pregnancy in sever skeletal dysplasia?

Safety unknown: The safety of domperidone in pregnancy remains unknown. In a prospective study, 120 1st- trimester pregnant women taking domperidone were compared against 212 age-matched pregnant women not exposed to any potential teratogenic agent. There were three babies born with malformations in each group. Pending more data, its not worth risking your child. Ref: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/23445139 ...Read more

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Nauzene is it safe to take during pregnancy?

Nauzene is it safe to take during pregnancy?

Yes: This medication is safe during pregnancy. Other over the counter medications such as ranitidine and dramamine are also safe snd help with nausea and heartburn during pregnancy. If looking for more natural remedies, ginger and vitamin b6 may also be helpful. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take mybulen during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take mybulen during pregnancy?

No: That particular drug contains Ibuprofen which is not used during pregnancy. It also contains a narcotic agent in Codeine that is only given under physician guidance. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take pregnatal during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take pregnatal during pregnancy?

Should be safe: A prenatal (multivitamin) is generally a great idea during pregnancy to supplement you and your baby's health. However, it is a good idea to consult your doctor about any other medications you are taking or conditions you have. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take cyotec during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take cyotec during pregnancy?

Yes: Cytotec (misoprostol) is an abortifacient when used in the first trimester and second, and would only be used for termination or delivery of a dead or nonviable fetus. In the third trimester, and in much smaller doses, Cytotec (misoprostol) is used for ripening of the cervix prior to induction of labor. It is associated with more frequent abnormal heart rate tracings, but is generally not dangerous if used judiciously. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take loprin during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take loprin during pregnancy?

Suggest not: The literature goes back and forth, but some of it indicates that aspirin may cause harmful effects to the unborn, so the safest bet is to avoid it. If you are using it for pain or fever, Tylenol may be a suitable alternative, assuming you don’t have any conditions that prevent you from taking it and are not already taking a prescription drug with acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol ...Read more

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Is it safe to take pantogar during pregnancy.?

Is it safe to take pantogar during pregnancy.?

Insufficient data: There are few if any studies of the safety and efficacy, as well as quality control of non-prescription meds & supplements. According to the manufacturer there is not enough information to say whether or not this supplement is safe in kids under 12 and that pregnant or breastfeeding women should check with their doc first. It is always best/safest to get vitamins and minerals from a healthy diet. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take metanx during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take metanx during pregnancy?

Not known: No research has been done to see if metanx is safe for use during pregnancy. The U.S. Food and drug admin. (fda) uses a category system to classify the possible risks to a fetus when a specific medicine is taken during pregnancy. However, metanx is a medical food. Medical foods do not require fda approval, and are not assigned a pregnancy category. Animal studies show no risk, discuss w OB dr. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take moringa during pregnancy?

Moringa: According to a study, very reasonable supplemental dosages appear to be able to induce abortions in pregnant rats and thus supplementation is not advised in pregnant women. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take glucosamine/chondroitine during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take glucosamine/chondroitine during pregnancy?

Yes: It is safe but I cannot for the life of me think of any reason someone would sctually want to take it during a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take medication for fibromyalgia during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take medication for fibromyalgia during pregnancy?

Some yes, some no: Interestingly, for some women, fibromyalgia symptoms may actually improve during their pregnancy (although they may risk a worsening relapse post-partum). Most natural remedies are safe in pregnancy, such as omega3 fish oil, massage, exercise, yoga, etc. Some prescription medications may be safe in pregnancy, also, but it's best to check with your md. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take medications that contain alcohol during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take medications that contain alcohol during pregnancy?

No: Alcohol is not safe in pregnancy and can lead to fetal alcohol syndrome. There is no known safe amount of alcohol in pregnancy. So once you know you are pregnant, you should stop all of it. This includes even the small amounts that are in some medicines. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 6 months pregnant but still very active. Is it safe to take BCAA suplement during pregnancy?

Hi I'm 6 months pregnant but still very active. Is it safe to take BCAA suplement during pregnancy?

We don't know: Side effects in adults may cause nausea pain and headache. They also may interfere with blood glucose levels in diabetics. It is recommended to avoid them if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. They are a combination of leucine, isoleucine, and valine. No over-the-counter medicines are required to prove the contents are accurate. Buy only those certified by an independent laboratory like USP ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Accutane during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take Accutane during pregnancy?

No!!: It is harmful during pregnancy. The fda categorizes Accutane as a pregnancy category x, meaning that serious problems could occur if this medication is used during pregnancy. Accutane has been shown to cause miscarriages and severe birth defects. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take verapamil during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take verapamil during pregnancy?

Not 1st choice.: Usually not the first choice, there are other blood pressure medications which are considered safer for the fetus, like aldomet, (methyldopate) but let your doctor try and decide. It's very important to have your blood pressure well controlled. I have used verapamil, if Aldomet (methyldopate) doesn't work or Aldomet (methyldopate) doesn't control it. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ventolin during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take ventolin during pregnancy?

Yes: Ventolin is safe in pregnancy. Asthma can get worse during pregnancy so it is important that you continue to take the medications prescribed by your doctor. If you ever are concerned about a medication, it is always appropriate to ask your doctor about its effects in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take amoxicillin during pregnancy?

Yes: That is safe in pregnancy. It is a category b medication, indicating that animal studies do not indicate any problems, and fetal harm is unlikely. That said, it has been used extensively in pregnancy without problems. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take contraceptives during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take contraceptives during pregnancy?

No!!!! why????: Why you need to take it during pregnancy

you will be messing the normal hormonal changes that happen during pregnancy that is important to the safety and the durability of the pregnancy
so no do not mess with nature

check with your OB-GYN ...Read more

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Is it safe to take pan 40 during 32 weeks of pregnancy?

Is it safe to take pan 40 during 32 weeks of pregnancy?

Temporarily: For the temporary relief of symptoms of acid reflux that can be attributed to the growing fetus, it is O.K. to take PAN 40. ...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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Is it safe to take Adco_Napamol during 13 weeks pregnancy?

Is it safe to take Adco_Napamol during 13 weeks pregnancy?

Yes: Yes, the active ingredient is paracetamol or acetaminophen (Tylenol here in the US). You just need to follow the directions on the bottle/package. It is safe for the entirety of the pregnancy. ...Read more