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What over-the-counter medicines cause miscarriages?

What over-the-counter medicines cause miscarriages?

Miscarriage: NSAIDS double your risk of miscarriage by interfering with the hormonal support. These are drugs like motrin and aleve. Most OTC drugs have not been formally studied, ask your doctor if you are concerned. Aspirin and tylenol (acetaminophen) are considered safe. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more


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Does constipation cause abortion?

Does constipation cause abortion?

No: Some conditions that may cause constipation, e.g. Some hormonal or chemical problems might be associated with abortion, but no, not in general. ...Read more

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Can recurrent miscarriage cause hyperthyriod?

Can recurrent miscarriage cause hyperthyriod?

The opposite: Thyroid disease has been associated with miscarriages and should be addressed your doctor. It may cause miscarriages but is not caused by them. ...Read more

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Can thyroid problems cause miscarriage?

Can thyroid problems cause miscarriage?

Yes: If your thyroid activity is already low, you have increased risk of miscarriage. Also, it's important to remember that if you are already on thyroid supplementation, once you get pregnant, you might need to be retested and have your dose adjusted higher. ...Read more

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Can paracetamol cause miscarriage?

Can paracetamol cause miscarriage?

Paracetamol/Tylenol: No, taking Paracetamol at the recommended doses has not been shown to increase the risk for pregnancy loss or birth defects. You should ask your doctor how much Paracetamol you should be taking. The maximum recommended dose of 4 grams (4000mg) in one day. Congratulations! ...Read more

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Can the overdose of laxative cause miscarriage?

Can the overdose of laxative cause miscarriage?

Thanks for asking!: I am not ob-gyn but overdose can cause lot of cramps and there is probably risk for that i would suggest to check with OB doc. ...Read more

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Can taking niacin 500 mg cause cause miscarriage?

Can taking niacin 500 mg cause cause miscarriage?

Yes: It is common to have an increased vaginal discharge during pregnancy and also common to have some spotting in the early part of a pregnancy - panty liners would be ok to use. ...Read more

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Can malaria tabs cause miscarriage?

Can malaria tabs cause miscarriage?

Maybe: The data is unclear on this (my opinion), but in general, it wouldn't cause a miscarriage. It is not a medication that we recommend people take just because you have nothing better to do, though, so i assume you are/were on it because of possible exposure (travel to an endemic area), in which case, it is highly recommended and way less dangerous than malaria, so you should still take it. ...Read more

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Can douching cause miscarriage?

Can douching cause miscarriage?

Rare but possibly: Douching can lead to infections of the vagina and bacterail vaginosis can occur. Rarely that can lead to an infection and miscarriage. ...Read more

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Can taking malaria drugs cause miscarriage?

Can taking malaria drugs cause miscarriage?

Some: Some antimalrial drugs are not recommended for use during specific times in pregnancy due to the nature of risk to the fetus. ...Read more

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Can laxatives cause gastritis?

Can laxatives cause gastritis?

May or may not: What laxative do you take, there are many laxatives. Also, gastritis is a very specific medical term, which means gastric inflammation. ...Read more

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Can taking to many laxatives cause serious stomach issues, like ulcer? I've been taking lax.per dr. cause constipated but been having TUMMY PAINS

Can taking to many laxatives cause serious stomach issues, like ulcer? I've been taking lax.per dr. cause constipated but been having TUMMY PAINS

Absolutely-depending: on agents, quantities & what altered responses, within you, which they stimulate. Many laxatives stimulate ?ed intestinal activity & contractions, easily inducing intestinal cramping. While ulcers unlikely, intestinal cramping can be quite variable & painful, yet not effective for & promote constipation. Your primary physician is always self; Docs only advise & are paid for client's failures. ...Read more

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Can using laxatives cause internal bleeding?

Can using laxatives cause internal bleeding?

Unlikely: This is not a common side effect of laxatives, unless your laxative also contains aspirin or an NSAID like ibuprofen. You may have some rectal bleeding from chronic constipation such as a hemorrhoid or an anal fissure which will show itself when you finally go to the bathroom with the laxative though. Let your doctor know about any change in bowel habits you experience. ...Read more

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Ex lax cause miscarriage?

Ex lax cause miscarriage?

Probably not: Anything is possible, but i highly doubt that exlax causes miscarriage. If you have trouble with pregnancy or chronic constipation, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Laxative (Definition)

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