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Is Norvasc (amlodipine) safe to take during pregnancy?

Is Norvasc (amlodipine) safe to take during pregnancy?

Category C: Norvasc (amlodipine) is in the fda pregnancy category c. This means that it is not known whether Norvasc (amlodipine) will be harmful to an unborn baby. It certainly should not be taken without talking to your own doctor during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown to cause intrauterine deaths and prolonged gestation at very high doses. Norvasc (amlodipine) has not been shown to cause any birth defects in animal studies. ...Read more

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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 Norvasc (amlodipine) safe to use during pregnancy for high blood pressure?

Class c: Class c on pregnancy do would not recommend as its effects are unknown. Http://www. Drugs. Com/norvasc. Html. ...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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I was wondering are collagen capsules safe to take during pregnancy?

I was wondering are collagen capsules safe to take during pregnancy?

Unknown: There is no studies to confirm safety or not
I would recommend to avoid till after delivery ...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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What decongestant are safe to take during pregnancy?

What decongestant are safe to take during pregnancy?

None: Oral decongestants are contraindicated during pregnancy. Because of the potential risks of medication, and risks associated with infection and other problems, I would recommend identifying the cause of congestion (it may just be hormone changes due to pregnancy) so that therapy can be targeted more precisely. ...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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Is l-lysine safe to take during pregnancy?

Probably- moderation: As is usually the case, no research has been done so no one knows for sure. However, lysine occurs naturally in many foods so every woman who has ever been pregnant has consumed lysine in their diet. Thus, it is certainly safe in moderation. The only possible concern is high doses may lower levels of arginine, another amino acid. Doses up to 1500 mg/day are probably safe. ...Read more

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Is Ambien (zolpidem) safe to take during pregnancy?

See the Doctor: It is advisable not to take any sleep medications during pregnancy.

Tryptophan and melatonin have less side effects.
Ambien should only be taken under doctor supervision. ...Read more

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Is Lexapro (escitalopram) safe to take during pregnancy?

Is Lexapro (escitalopram) safe to take during pregnancy?

Lexapro (escitalopram): Like most antidepressants known as ssri, it is category c in pregnancy which means safe in lab animals studied but no contraindication in humans as long as closely monitored by md, especially in 1st. Trimester where fetus is developing, and around time of labor/delivery to watch for side effects to newborn. ...Read more

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What sleep meds and dosages are safe to take during pregnancy?

What sleep meds and dosages are safe to take during pregnancy?

Many options: Always a challenge, sleep in pregnancy can be truly difficult to obtain your adequate share. Medicines are sometimes used. Many are considered safe. That being said less is always more in pregnancy. Use of benedryl, Ambien and Lunesta (eszopiclone) in their standard doses are considered safe in pregnancy. Find natural options, stretching, yoga, and meditation. These will be your best and safest bets! ...Read more

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Prescribed pain meds for migraines, are these safe to take during pregnancy?

Prescribed pain meds for migraines, are these safe to take during pregnancy?

Need more info.: Medications all have a rating on how safe or unsafe it is to take during pregnancy. Without a specific name of the medication (s), it will be impossible to tell if it is safe or not. ...Read more

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Is Milk Thistle safe to take during pregnancy?

Is Milk Thistle safe to take during pregnancy?

Not recommended: Http://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/milk-thistle

University of Maryland Medical Center (USA) advises pregnant and breast feeding women against ingesting milk thistle. ...Read more

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Is seroquel (quetiapine) safe to take during pregnancy?

Is seroquel (quetiapine) safe to take during pregnancy?

Depends: The decision to continue Seroquel (quetiapine), (quetiapine) which can have effects during a pregnancy, should involve your prescribing MD working closely with your obstetrician. Generally atypical antipsychotics are relatively safe in pregnancy. That being said, have both doctors confer about the best course for you if you want to continue the Seroquel (quetiapine). Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Which natural supplements are safe to take during pregnancy?

Which natural supplements are safe to take during pregnancy?

Supplements: Obviously, check with your ob, but consider comprehensive multivit and purified omega. ...Read more

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Is propanololol safe to take during pregnancy for blood pressure?

Is propanololol safe to take during pregnancy for blood pressure?

Not best choice: Methyldopa and Labetalol are the two most common blood pressure medications prescribed for pregnant women. They have the best safety profile. If your doctor chose something different then ask your doctor why. There may be a specific reason for choosing a specific drug. ...Read more

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Are rhodiola rosea 250mg supplements safe to take during pregnancy?

Are rhodiola rosea 250mg supplements safe to take during pregnancy?

Rhodeola Rosea: I would not recommend it in pregnancy, due to its MAO inhibiting qualities. Discuss with your ob/gyn first. ...Read more

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Are there any sleeping pills that are safe to take during pregnancy?

Are there any sleeping pills that are safe to take during pregnancy?

Avoid pills: Melatonin considered to be safe, but this is natural substance, not a "pill". Daily walks, relaxation exercises, make sure your bed is comfortable... There are special big pillows designed for pregnant- you may look up on-line, which " hugs" you body. Make sure your bedroom is cool, quiet, and dark enough. Avoid browsing the channels, ideally no tv in the bedroom. Stretching exercises.... ...Read more

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Are probiotics safe to take during pregnancy? Am 16 weeks pregnant?

Are probiotics safe to take during pregnancy? Am 16 weeks pregnant?

Yes, its safe: There should not be any issues in continuing probiotics. ...Read more

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28 weeks pregnant is apo cephalex safe to take during pregnancy, just nervous about it and wanted to double check?

28 weeks pregnant is apo cephalex safe to take during pregnancy, just nervous about it and wanted to double check?

Apo cephalex: This is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used regularly in pregnancy and is considered safe. Remember you are 28 weeks and the fetus is fully formed. A maternal infection is a risk to both mother and baby, if not treated properly. ...Read more

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Does pregnancy cause yeast infection? What kind of medicine is safe to take during pregnancy to help with yeast infection?

Does pregnancy cause yeast infection? What kind of medicine is safe to take during pregnancy to help with yeast infection?

Yeast infection: These are quite common in pregnant women particularly during the second trimester. During pregnancy physicians recommend vaginal creams and suppositories only. The oral medication, Diflucan (fluconazole) (a single-dose medication), has not been proven safe during pregnancy and lactation. ...Read more

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