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Dr. Chad Levitt
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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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Can pregnant women take Voltaren (diclofenac)?

Can pregnant women take Voltaren (diclofenac)?

Voltaren (diclofenac): "Diclofenac topical has been assigned to pregnancy category C prior to 30 weeks gestation and category D starting at 30 weeks gestation by the FDA." See: http://www.drugs.com/pregnancy/diclofenac-topical.html However, I have for some reason even seen it listed as category B? ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Celebrex (celecoxib)?

Can pregnant women take Celebrex (celecoxib)?

Celebrex (celecoxib): Celebrex (celecoxib) is FDA Pregnancy Category C. This is not well studied in human pregnancy and should be discussed with MD. ...Read more

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What safe antitussive drug in pregnancy?

What safe antitussive drug in pregnancy?

Category C drugs: Both dextromethorphan & codine are anti-tussives that fall into category c. This is a pregnancy related scale listing meds form class a-x from very safe to dangerous/damaging. Category c includes meds that have no known negative effect on human fetal development from available studies but those studies are not extensive enough to move it to a safer category. Dm is in many otc products. ...Read more

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Taking Tramadol Hcl during pregnancy is it safe??

Taking Tramadol Hcl during pregnancy is it safe??

Not recommended: Tramadol considered Category C - Risk cannot be ruled out. Ask your OB-GYN for more information. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take probenecid?

Can pregnant women take probenecid?

Probenecid: appears to be FDA Category N = not classified. Please d/w your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Is avil 25 safe during pregnancy?

Is avil 25 safe during pregnancy?

Avil (Pheniramine) : Is an antihistamine which has anticholinergic effects that is used for allergic conditions. Avil is pregnancy category c. Drugs.Com defines fda category c as “animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus ; there are no adequate ; well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.”. ...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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Could someone take enbrel (etanercept) during pregnancy?

Could someone take enbrel (etanercept) during pregnancy?

Yes: It is always a matter of risks and benefits. A woman with well controlled rheumatoid arthritis might consider trying holding etanercept during pregnancy and waiting to see if her arthritis flares or not. Someone with active arthritis might choose to continue etanercept rather than risk deteriorating. The pregnancy data are encouraging; this is a relatively safe RA drug in pregnancy. ...Read more

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