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

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Dr. Al Hegab
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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 do an enema with sodium chloride 0.9% for irrigation as I am very constipated?

Is it safe to do an enema with sodium chloride 0.9% for irrigation as I am very constipated?

Use: A plain fleet or mineral oil fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) or as an alternative put 1 tbsp of ivory liquid sopa in an enema bag with warm water, known as a soap suds enema. Any of the above may help.Once unplugged your job is to avoid recurrent constipation b y eating and drinking properly. ...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 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 methadone while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take methadone while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: Methadone may have an affect on fetal growth, however compared to illicit drug users, fetal outcomes are improved with Methadone users. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take l-arginine while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take l-arginine while pregnant or breastfeeding?

It's probably safe: L-arginine is a naturally occurring Amino Acid (one of the building blocks of protein) and is found in lots of food. Taking moderate amounts is probably ok. But there doesn't seem to be any proven benefit to take extra l-arginine. Since anything beyond a healthy and balanced diet has the potent for harm, supplements and medicine should only be taken if recommended by your trusted health provide. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take astelin (azelastine) pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take astelin (azelastine) pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: It is a pregnancy category b drug, meaning generally considered safe in pregnancy. However, it is listed as possibly unsafe for lactation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Zetia (ezetimibe) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take Zetia (ezetimibe) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

No: According to lactmed, a free, accurate database about medications and breastfeeding, Zetia (ezetimibe) is not recommended during breastfeeding because of concerns about disrupting the baby's lipid metabolism. An alternate drug is preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take zyvox (linezolid) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take zyvox (linezolid) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

If needed: Category c, so benefits must outweigh risks for the patient. If treating pneumonia or a serious infection with a resistent bacteria, it very well may be needed. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take viread (tenofovir) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take viread (tenofovir) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: Hiv medications are very important to continue during pregnancy so as to not only improve your health but also studies show that it reduces the risk that you will pass on HIV to your child. The medications can be co-managed by your infectious disease doctor and your ob, usually a high-risk one called a perinatologist. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take namenda (memantine) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take namenda (memantine) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Safety: Inadequate literature for safety in first trimester of pregnancy and lactation. I would say that it should be held during these periods. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take requip (ropinirole) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Concerns: Cat. C, means animals have shown possible risks but no human reports. Does the patient have to take it to function? If so, benefits may be considered to outweigh risks. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take aromasin (exemestane) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take aromasin (exemestane) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Do not take it. : Do not take Exemestane if you are pregnant. It has been shown to cause harm to the fetus. It reduced number of live fetuses, prolonged gestation, abnormal or difficult labor, decreased fetal weight, and retarded ossification. If your breast feeding or considering to breast feed it can be excreted into human milk, caution is highly recommended. ...Read more

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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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


Dr. Leonard Stein
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Chloride (Definition)

Chloride is a negatively charged ion of chlorine found in cells and serum. Chloride is the main ion which balances out the positively charged ions ...Read more