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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Take Pantoprazole Sodium While Pregnant Or Breastfeeding

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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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 it safe to take pantoprazole while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take pantoprazole while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Probably: Not well studied, esp in 1st trimester, but is cat b in preg and lactation. ...Read more

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Can I take promethazine and pantoprazole sodium together with no interactions?

Can I take promethazine and pantoprazole sodium together with no interactions?

There are: No glaring interactions between these two drugs so long as you have no problems with antihistamines and have been taking Pantoprazole without any issues. ...Read more

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Too much gastric acid. What medicine should I take? What food should I avoid? Is it proper to take pantoprazole sodium to relieve the pain?

Acid relief: Yes, pantoprazole is excellent; omeprazole is excellent; ranitidine is excellent; maalox and mylanta are helpful but less potent. Take pantoprazole for a miknimum of 4 weeks daily. ...Read more

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What's pantoloc pantoprazole sodium?

Pantoprazole: Protonix (pantoprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor that inhibits gastric acid secretion, hence is used to treat gerd (gastro esophageal reflux disease) to reduce ulceration/erosion of the esophagus.
Protonix (pantoprazole) can be branded in different names, depending on the manufacturing co. One form is by nycomed co. In germany (pantoloc). ...Read more

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I was prescribed Pantoprazole due to acid reflux but I am breastfeeding. The doctor said that it's safe to take but the pharmacist no. Is it safe?

I was prescribed Pantoprazole due to acid reflux but I am breastfeeding. The doctor said that it's safe to take but the pharmacist no. Is it safe?

Per Drugs. Com: "Limited information indicates that maternal pantoprazole doses of 40 mg daily produce low levels in milk and would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants." REF: https://www. Drugs. Com/breastfeeding/pantoprazole. Html It sounds like your physician may be correct on this one. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take enoxaparin sodium injections while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take enoxaparin sodium injections while breastfeeding?

Probably yes: Heparin, whether fractioanted or unfractionated are relatively safe as compared to oral agents like warfarin, etc. Of course your pediatrician is he best source of info on this subject. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take sodium lactate while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take sodium lactate while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: Sodium lactate is a simple compound that is easily metabolized and does not pose a risk to the baby. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take cromolyn aerosol while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take cromolyn aerosol while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: In all of the animal and human studies no risk has been found with cromolyn. It is important to take all of your prescribed medications like your doctor tells you. Asthma can be serious for both you and your baby. If you are having trouble controlling your asthma, be sure to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take azopt while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take azopt while pregnant or breastfeeding?

No: As a generalization most eye drop medications are safe to use in pregnancy.
Consider calling the teratogen hot-line: (800) 532-3749. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take phoslo while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take phoslo while pregnant or breastfeeding?

PhosLo: Phoslo is calcium acetate which binds phosphate in the intestinal tract so that it won't be absorbed. Since it is not absorbed, it will have no effect on a developing fetus or a newborn when breast feeding. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take tacrine while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take tacrine while pregnant or breastfeeding?

What?: Tacrine is a drug used for dementia and not commonly used anymore its brand name was cognex. It would be unusual to have a drug used for alzheimers dementia prescribed for a woman of child bearing or nursing ace. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take arixtra while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take arixtra while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: Arixtra is a pregnancy category b medication, meaning animal studies show no risk or adverse fetal effects. There may not be any controlled studies in humans, but it is generally considered safe. In lactation, it's safety is unknown. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take atripla while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take atripla while pregnant or breastfeeding?

No for breastfeeding: Atripla is used to treat hiv. According to the current recommendations in the United States, mothers who are HIV positive are advised not to breastfeed. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take lumigan while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Not recomended: It is category c pregnancy rating and is excreted in breast milk in animals but no human studies have been done. You should discuss this with your doctors and use it only if the benefits outweigh the risks. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take aggrenox while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take aggrenox while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Aggrenox SHOULD: Be avoided during pregnancy or nursing. It is a category d meaning it is known to harm an unborn baby -it may affect an unborn baby's brain, reduce birthweight and other dangerous effects on an unborn baby. It passes into breast milk and may affect a nursing baby. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


Pantoprazole (Definition)

Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor. It is used to decrease acid secretion in the stomach as a treatment for many conditions including peptic ulcer ...Read more