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It Is Safe To Take Celestamine While Pregnant
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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
What kind of cold medicine is safe to take while pregnant?! I am currently about 6 weeks right now.
None, pg or not.: OTC cough and cold medications have no good data to support their efficacy and have been shown, time and time again, to cause side effects that aggravate or worsen the cold. Menthol cough drops or a Vicks nasal inhaler to help you blow your nose, Chloraseptic or Cepastat for pain or tickle from post nasal drip, fluids, steam: not harmful supportive measures. See http://tinyurl. Com/osmaxzo ...Read more
Just wondering if it is safe to take amoxicillin 250mg while taking prenatal? I am 14 week pregnant
Yes: There is no problem with mixing those meds. ...Read more
Maybe: There may be a danger in taking this medication while you are pregnant, especially in the first trimester. However we don't have enough information to say specifically that it is safe. You should talk to your doctor about this. If your gallbladder is only working at 2% you may need to consider getting this taken out when you are safely into your second trimester. Good luck. ...Read more
Had an abortion 7 weeks ago, had unprotected sex several times and am pregnant again. Is is safe to take another abortion right away?
I have a toothache, can I take amoxicillin 500? I am pregnant almost 38 weeks. It is safe to take it. Thank u
Under supervision: Only if prescribed by your OB- if this old medication, please consult a dentist. ...Read more
Is there any estrogen supplement that is safe to take? I am only in my mid 20's. I want to get pregnant
I am 9 weeks pregnant. I just developed this flu. It's been 3 days now. I know I cannot just take anything when I am pregnant. What is safe to take?
Antiviral&Supportive: Consult your doctor as influenza can be harmful for the fetus. Anti viral drug is recommended but works better if used early as the symptoms start.Tylenol for fever, Robituscin Dm got cough is safe. Plenty fluids. If complications from flu, needs to be treated by your doctor. Flu vaccines are recommended for prevention in mother and newborn. ...Read more
My friend is 5weeks pregnant had 1miscarriage. Her ob advise her to take aspirin. I just want to know if it is safe to take aspirin?
Talk to your ob: Check with your obstetrician before any treatment. Often she or he will let you take some medications (acetaminophen or tylenol is allowed by some). While walking may be uncomfortable, exercise while flexed (bent forward), as on a bicycle or recumbent bike may be comfortable, and exercise often reduces pain. In more severe cases, your OB may allow an epidural injection. ...Read more
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
I am currently on Quetiapine 25mg. I have found out I am pregnant and am not sure whether it is safe to take over the weekend until I can see my doctor. I am feeling very anxious and emotional and feel like I need to take my meds but haven't yet.
Whether to stop or continue quetiapine will depend on the reason why you are on quetiapine. It wouldn't be wise idea to stop it without consulting your GP. GP will be able to get obstetrician opinion to make a plan and guide you too. Please consult your GP or obstetrician.
Yes: Yes, but check with your OB as well. ...Read more
Indigestion/ pregnan: Some nonmeducinal treatments include avoid certain food (spicy, fatty, fried), elevate head of bed when laying down, eat small and frequent meals. Safe medications during pregnancy include antacids (i.e.: tums). If this is ineffective, discuss with your doctor who may prescribe an acid-suppressing medication. Remember to always follow dosage recommendations. ...Read more
What medicine is safe to take during pregnancy for extreme headache, bad. Cough, and chest congestion?
I'm not pregnant but I'm curious to know if it is safe to take Flovent and albuterol while expecting? Thanks
Yes....: Those inhalers are safe to take during pregnancy. It is much more dangerous for the developing fetus to have low oxygen, which can happen if the pregnant person is having bronchospasm! If you do get pregnant, be sure to tell your OB doctor about these medications so their use and your breathing can be monitored closely. ...Read more
What fish oil supplement is safe to take during pregnancy? And is it really safe? What's the highest quality brand?
Yes and no.:
Supplements made from the body of fish, called omega-3 are safe, supplements made from the liver of fish, such as cod liver oil, are not safe.
Both types of fish oil supplements contain beneficial long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, .
if u eat fish once or twice a week, u don't need supplements. ...Read more
Relatively safe: As a category C drug, this med has not been shown to cause problems with a human fetus, but not enough data is available to consider it as safe a med like Tylenol (acetaminophen). It is one of the most common designations for meds taken safely during pregnancy.However, flu in a pregnant woman can cause maternal death and or fetal loss. We had two such losses during the flu epidemic of 2009 in my town. ...Read more
Is there any type of allergy medicine that is safe to take during pregnancy? I am 33 weeks pregnant with no current complications.
Several: Nasal steroid sprays are great for allergies and are generally safe to use during pregnancy. Budesonide (Rhinocort) is a nasal steroid that has been approved for pregnancy the longest. Some oral antihistamines are also safe for pregnancy like loratadine (Claritin) or cetirizine (Zyrtec) are two that are available over the counter. ...Read more
What is the percentage of women that suffer from nasal congestion during pregnancy? What is safe to take? Any thing at home I can do to help?
Nasal congestion is very common in pregnancy. Antihistamines, cromolyn sodium, beclomethasone are a few medications that have been studied and not shown to definitely cause harm to the fetus. However, the medications must be used with caution and weighed against risk to the fetus. Here is a good article to review.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/16048356. ...Read more
Betamethasone is a steroid that is given in 2 injections 24 hours apart when there is a strong possibility of preterm delivery. It is given between 24 and 34 weeks. It helps mature the lungs of the baby to decrease the risks of prematurity. ...Read more