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Is Pan 40 Safe In Pregnancy
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
Is NOT Safe: Nicotine patch aids smoking cessation; supplies low-level nicotine, eases withdrawal symptoms. Available also as gum, lozenge, inhaler. All of these products are NOT safe for use in pregnancy; neither is continuing to smoke. Success is multi-modal: avoiding triggers, behavioral modification therapy, & more. See your doctor now. On-going support/guidance will increase your chances for success. ...Read more
Is calcium & magnesium supplement as "brown rice aminoate complex" safe in pregnancy? I've taken this in pregnancy and i'm worried if it is not safe!
Probably, however...: Omega h3 looks like a decent multivitamin that has some fish oil in it as well. It looks like it's safe to take in pregnancy. My 2 concerns- it does not say that the cod liver oil is purified, which is ideal or it's likely to contain toxins. It has synthetic Folic Acid which, taken in the first weeks reduces liklihood of birth defects but is not as good as the active l-5-mthf form. See comment:. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Generally safe: Ginger is generally considered safe during pregnancy, although of course depends on how you are using it. Avoid ingesting more than one gram daily in any form. topically, and as aromatherapy, no evidence of harm. other medical conditions are important to consider in each individual case. consult your doctor who is familiar with your history and pregnancy ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Of course....: Sounds like a great way to relax. I'd take advantage of the opportunity now, as similar escapes with a small child, or a toddler, or a school age child, or a pre-teen, or a teenager will be few and far between, and in each case for different reasons. Enjoy this while you can, then enjoy all the joys of parenting to come. Congratulations and cheers to you.... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is domperidone (vomistop) safe in pregnancy? Can it contribute if taken in early pregnancy in sever skeletal dysplasia?
Safety unknown: The safety of domperidone in pregnancy remains unknown. In a prospective study,120 1st- trimester pregnant women taking domperidone were compared against 212 age-matched pregnant women not exposed to any potential teratogenic agent. There were three babies born with malformations in each group. Pending more data, its not worth risking your child. Ref: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23445139 ...Read more
Well that depends : On what product has 0.0..?% alcohol in it. Also what type of alcohol are we talking about? Methanol, ethanol, isopropanol? And what was this replaced with? More details about the product you intend to consume and for what purpose is necessary in order to provide a meaningful answer. In general, it is best to consume no products containing any amount of ethanol during pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes but ineffective: Metrogel vaginal cream (metronidazole) can be used to treat bacterial vaginosis (bv) but unfortunately, it's not as effective as the oral medication given over a week. It's a category b (safe in studies) but not as effective in preventing complications of BV in pregnancy such as premature rupture of membranes or preterm labor. Ask your OB if the oral version is acceptable. Take care. ...Read more
Domperidone or: Motilium is not commercially available in the usa. Animal studies did not produce birth defects but human tests are lacking. It does pass into breast milk but it's unknown whether it causes adverse effects to the newborn. Consult with your OB to weigh the benefits against possible risks. ...Read more
Is it ok to take estrogen in the form of estradiol valerate during pregnancy as my e2 is low as my dr recommended so but i'm afraid to take it ?
Ask how it helps you: Information on Estradiol valerate says it's not for use during pregnancy, but maybe the reproductive endocrinologist or infertility specialist has a special reason for using it. Just call the doctor or visit the doctor, to get an explanation of the benefit of, or need for the medication, and hopefully that will help relieve worries. ...Read more