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Is Norvasc (amlodipine) safe to take during pregnancy ?

Is Norvasc (amlodipine)  safe to take during pregnancy ?

Norvasc (amlodipine): Is considered category c by fda. The research do not found fetal toxicity or teratogenic effects . I would kike to recommend you to discuss benefits and risks with you ob-gyn, and your zdr. ...Read more

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Dr. Tanya Russo
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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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Which medications are safe to take during pregnancy?

Which medications are safe to take during pregnancy?

Many are...: .. And many aren't. The list is too long and to complex for this forum. Consult with your obgyn for specifics. ...Read more

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Which pain medications are safe to take during pregnancy?

Which pain medications are safe to take during pregnancy?

Limited options : Nothing is 100% safe in pregnancy. Doctors usually recommend Tylenol (acetaminophen) as directed on the bottle. Most will tell you to avoid NSAIDs (ibuprofen, Aleve, Advil). It's best to try to figure out the cause of the pain and see if there are other options (like heat for muscle soreness, etc.). ...Read more

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Is inositol safe to take during pregnancy?

Is inositol safe to take during pregnancy?

Depends: Depends on the amount that is taken. "The use of inositol during pregnancy remains controversial as of 2011. In a December 1998 article published in "Alternative Medicine Review," Lisa Colodny, Pharm.D. and Dr. Ronald L. Hoffman report that inositol may induce uterine contractions. Thus, taking inositol while pregnant has the potential to cause miscarriage, preterm labor or low birth weight." ...Read more

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Is melatonin safe to take during pregnancy?

Is melatonin safe to take during pregnancy?

No!: Melatonin supplementation should be avoided in women who are pregnant or attempting to become pregnant, based on possible hormonal effects. ...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 Dulcolax safe to take during pregnancy?

Is Dulcolax safe to take during pregnancy?

Yes Dulcolax pink: Is for you , a stool softener , it does not have stimulants in it , intended for pregnant woman , speak to your OB doctor before taking y medication including stool softeners. ...Read more

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Which antibiotics are safe to take during pregnancy?

Which antibiotics are safe to take  during pregnancy?

Antibiotics: This really depends on how far into the pregnancy you are. Also, the site of the infection will also determine what antibiotics are appropriate in pregnancy. The earlier in the pregnancy has the greatest restriction for any medications. ...Read more

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Are turmeric capsules safe to take during pregnancy?

Are turmeric capsules safe to take during pregnancy?

Advise against: University of Maryland Medical Centers (USA) advise pregnant women not to ingest turmeric. http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/turmeric ...Read more

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Are vitamins safe to take during pregnancy?

Are vitamins safe to take during pregnancy?

Yes: Be sure they're from a reputable supplier. Your physician can be your guide. In the usa, it's usual to supplement with vitamins and iron under your doctor's guidance. ...Read more

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Is tylenol (acetaminophen) pm safe to take during pregnancy?

Is tylenol (acetaminophen) pm safe to take during pregnancy?

Yes: It will be fine to take while you are pregnant, however if used too often for sleep, after awhile your body may not feel well rested. Frequent use of Diphenhydramine (benadryl or the 'pm' part of tylenol (acetaminophen) pm) can disrupt your ability to reach deep rem sleep. ...Read more

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Are alive! women's ultra potency vitamins safe to take during pregnancy?

Are alive! women's ultra potency vitamins safe to take during pregnancy?

Probably not: I would stay away from "ultra-potency" vitamins in pregnancy. One has to be careful about vitamins that are potentially harmful to your fetus, such as vitamin a. Your ob/gyn should be able to review theses doses with you and you should take the bottle in to them so they can review these doses. ...Read more

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Is the supplement kavinace with GABA safe to take during pregnancy? What would the effects on the baby be if taken?

Is the supplement kavinace with GABA safe to take during pregnancy? What would the effects on the baby be if taken?

Wrong question: The REAL question is ALWAYS, is a compound safe & effective? Ingested GABA doesn't cross the "blood-brain barrier" (important; look it up). It's worthless. There are SERIOUS safety concerns with kava products even if NOT pregnant. You can bank on it: If health hucksters promote something, there's probably no real evidence for it. You'll save money & live better if you're a skeptic, not a sucker. ...Read more

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Is doxycycline safe to take during pregnancy?

Is doxycycline safe to take during pregnancy?

Not for use in pregn: Pregnant women should not take tetracycline derivatives like Doxycycline during pregnancy unless there are no other antibiotics that can be used to treat the patient. Tetracyclines affect tooth development causing staining deformities and also retard the development of bone. ...Read more

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Is fisherman's friend syrup safe to take during pregnancy?

Is fisherman's friend syrup safe to take during pregnancy?

Hard to know: Even though the ingredients are mainly herbal it would be hard to know if those herbs are safe in pregnancy. Best to clear it with your ob-gyne ...Read more

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Are pomegranate extract capsules safe to take during pregnancy?

Are pomegranate extract capsules safe to take during pregnancy?

Probably: Research suggests that pomegranate is safe in pregnancy. In fact, it may prevent some pregnancy complications. https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/headlines/pomegranate-juice-may-prevent-pregnancy-complications/ There isn't a lot of research on the extract, but its probably safe. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Norvasc (Definition)

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