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Is It Safe To Take Lisinopril During Pregnancy
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
I'm on spironolactone, metformin & lisinopril. Im not on birth control - do those meds pose a risk to a pregnancy? (Not ttc now but it could happen)
Yes: yes, safe if taken as directedGet a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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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