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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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 lisinopril safe in pregnancy?

Is lisinopril safe in pregnancy?

No: Use of Lisinopril is contraindicated during pregnancy. Animal and human data have revealed evidence of embryolethality and teratogenicity associated with angiotensin converting enzyme (ace) inhibitors. When pregnancy is detected, ace inhibitors should be discontinued as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Took pregnancy test friday it was positive. Worried about meds I take, should I stop them 20 mg lisinopril and 100 mg of topomax?

Took pregnancy test friday it was positive. Worried about meds I take, should I stop them 20 mg lisinopril and 100 mg of topomax?

Category D: Both medications are category d: there is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk (e.g., if the drug is needed in a life-threatening situation or for a serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective). Ask your doctor asap for alternatives. ...Read more

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My HBP is high and I take Lisinopril. I'm pregnant taking methyldopa. My HBP is high. HELP!!! My last pregnancy I took labelatol and it never worked?

My HBP is high and I take Lisinopril. I'm pregnant taking methyldopa. My HBP is high. HELP!!! My last pregnancy I took labelatol and it never worked?

See cardiologist: Are you having toxemia of pregnancy? If so, you need specialty care. There are options besides those mentioned by you for the hypertension. ...Read more

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I'm on spironolactone, metformin & lisinopril. I'm not on birth control - do those meds pose a risk to a pregnancy? (Not ttc now but it could happen)

I'm on spironolactone, metformin & lisinopril. I'm not on birth control - do those meds pose a risk to a pregnancy? (Not ttc now but it could happen)

Yes: Lisinopril should be avoided if there's any chance of pregnancy as there is risk of fetal damage and death. Spironolactone has anti-androgen (feminizing) effects and also should be avoided. Metformin is very low risk and okay to use. ...Read more

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What is it like to take lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) during pregnacy?

What is it like to take lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) during pregnacy?

?: It's like very dangerous to your developing baby. Stop it IMMEDIATELY and hope it's not too late. ...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 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 iron pills during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take iron pills during pregnancy?

Yes: Iron requirements are increased in pregnant women compared to nonpregnant females. All pregnant women should be tested for iron deficiency anemia and treated with supplemental iron if needed. Untreated iron deficiency anemia during pregnancy may be associated with an increased risk of low birth weight. (american college of obstetricians and gynecologists). ...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

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Is it safe to take diflucan (fluconazole) during pregnancy?

Yes: Diflucan (fluconazole) is frequently prescribed in pregnancy for yeast infections. It is impossible to say for certain that any medication is safe in pregnancy, however. Clinical trials on medications are not performed during pregnancy for ethical reasons. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take metformin during pregnancy? I'm 8 month.

Is it safe to take metformin during pregnancy? I'm 8 month.

Likely yes: The drug appears to be safe and is often used for diabetic management in pregnant women; whether it is the 'best' or correct choice for you is between you and your OB. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take medications for migraine during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take medications for migraine during pregnancy?

Yes: Some yes, some no. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) and (until 34 weeks) Ibuprofen are safe in pregnancy. Some doctors believe a small amount of Aspirin is safe in pregnancy, so Excedrin migraine can be very effective as well as tolerated in pregnancy. A big no goes to the tryptans -- imitrex, relpax, zomig, etc. As magical as they are for migraines, they are not safe in pregnancy. ...Read more

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