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Is Picot Safe When Pregnant
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
Taking 1 is not: Likley to be an issue. Picot contains Citric Acid which is FDA pregnancy Category B and Sodium Bicarb with is FDA pregnancy Categor C (which means that negative effects to fetus can't be ruled out.). Thus it is not recommended during pregnancy. I am not sure if there are any formulations that contain aspirin. ...Read more
Sodium: This preparation is rather high in sodium which might contribute to high blood pressure and swelling of your legs. Each packet has 712 mg of sodium which is about a third of the recommended daily intake. Consider something like Tums (calcium carbonate) instead. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not contraindicated: Neurogen e is combination of vitamin b complex and vitamin e, it is technically safe to be given for pregnant women, but mostly for women who has persistent vomitting, otherwise, prenatal vitamins, Folic Acid and balanced healthy diet are enough for a noncomplicated pregnancy. ...Read more
No.: Lithium is not safe during pregnancy. For one thing, it can cause cardiac/ heart defects in the baby (epstiens anomoly). Lithium has a narrow margin of safety ; therfore, the fluid shifts that occur during pregancy may effect lithium levels, putting both the mother and baby at risk. If a woman is on prescribed medications and becomes pregnant, she should notify her doctor immediately. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Lyrica: It is category C. "Category C. Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks." If you choose to stop it, do not do so abruptly, talk to your neurologist to get a tapering regimen of more than 1 wk ...Read more
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