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Is it safe to use niaspan (niacin) while pregnant?

Is it safe to use niaspan (niacin) while pregnant?

Yes: Niaspan (niacin) is a slow release formulation of the vitamin Niacin which is safe to use when pregnant and is included in much lower amounts in prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Keith
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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 use methadone while pregnant?

Is it safe to use methadone while pregnant?

Yes: Methodone is safe for detox or maintanence during pregnancy while under the care of your ob. Methadone use in pregnancy has been associated with lower birth weights. But is far safer in contrast to narcotic abuse, especially cocaine, which is associated preterm labor and placental abruption. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use Mederma while pregnant?

Is it safe to use Mederma while pregnant?

Mederma: Yes it is safe as long as you do not have an allergy to onions. It can be used for stretchmarks during pregnancy. Out of an abundance of caution do not use during first trimester. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use anti-diarrhea medication while pregnant?

Is it safe to use anti-diarrhea medication while pregnant?

Yes: Over the counter anti diarrhea medications are safe to use. If your diarrhea is not going away after about 48 hours, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use condoms while pregnant?

Is it safe to use condoms while pregnant?

Yes: Esp. Important if trying to prevent exposure to a sexual transmitted disease. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use fertilizer while pregnant?

Depends: It depends on the fertilizer and how you handle it. Some fertilizers can be dangerous to the fetus. See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/8056207. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use ubiquinol supplements while on thyroxine? Is it also safe to take while pregnant?

Is it safe to use ubiquinol supplements while on thyroxine? Is it also safe to take while pregnant?

Ubiquanol: I am unaware of any literature that progibits use of ubiquanol with thyroid medicine. If you are pregnant, congratulations, you still can take ubiquanol ...Read more

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Is it safe to use paints while pregnant?

Is it safe to use paints while pregnant?

Maybe: Paint types differ significantly. Some have toxic compounds and exposure should be limited or avoided. Others, like water colors or latex low odor paints may be used if good ventilation is maintained. If exposure is unavoidable, there are masks that can help reduce chemical exposures. ...Read more

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Is it safe to exercise while pregnant?

Is it safe to exercise while pregnant?

Yes: We generally encourage patients, with no contraindications, to exercise five days per week, 20-30 minutes a day. We usually avoid high impact-type of exercise. Walking, swimming, low-impact aerobics, exercise bike are all good types of exercise. Remember, calories in. And calories out (exercise), will help with proper weight gain in pregnancy. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to use Mederma while pregnant?

No problem!: Mederma is only an onion extract, so no. Whatever you are using it for will unlikely be improved, as well.. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take fluoromethelone while pregnant?

Is it safe to take fluoromethelone while pregnant?

Possibly not: Fluorometholone is listed as "category c, " as are the other steroid eye drops I am familiar with. "category c" = risk may exist; either animal studies found problems, or there are no animal or human studies available. It is necessary to determine whether or not the risks of the medicine outweigh the benefits, and this should be done in conversation with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use the ipad while pregnant?

Is it safe to use the ipad while pregnant?

With precautions: The ipad and other similar devices, including the iphone, emit electromagnetic radiation. It is best to keep the ipad at a safe distance away from you during use (i.e. Not on your lap) and use it when you can on airplane mode. When you are using wifi or 3g, the device will emit more radiation. You might also want to invest in a ipad case that reduces radiation exposure. ...Read more

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Is rapidlash safe to use while pregnant?

Is rapidlash safe to use while pregnant?

Uncertain: In general - my thought is not to take or use products that are not necessary while pregnant. Having had 3 children myself - I never thought it was worth the risk. ...Read more

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Is it safe while pregnant to use Advocare products?

Is it safe while pregnant to use Advocare products?

Not worth the risk: Some of advocare's products contain ingredients that are not proven to be totally safe in pregnancy (such as caffeine). You are much better off taking prenatal vitamins instead, which can help keep you and baby healthy. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Niaspan (Definition)

Niaspan is a cholesterol/lipid lowering agent which is a ...Read more