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Lyrica And Pregnancy
Is it safe to use medicine telfast fexofenadine and medicine lyrica during pregnancy in week 34 ? What side effects
Speak to your OB/GYN: Both medications are rated by the FDA as Category C in pregnancy meaning that side effects cannot be ruled in human subjects. Personally, I wouldn't want my wife taking either of those medications during pregnancy if she could either avoid them for other approaches or alternative medications (which there would be very few indeed). Best person for further advice on this topic would be your OB/GYN. ...Read more
Pregabalin is indicated to treat diabetic nerve pain, fibromyalgia, complex partial seizures, spinal cord injury pain, but also is used to treat trigeminal neuralgia and post-herpetic neuralgia. Psychiatric problems may also be handled with this medicine. Has no significant drug-drug interactions, but may cause drowsiness, dizziness, weight ...Read more
Category C med: Lyrica is considered a category "c" medication, meaning it is relatively safe in pregnancy with no evidence so far for birth defects in human infants. There is little available information for it's use during breastfeeding but it is likely to easily cross into breast milk. ...Read more
I would like to get pregnant what would lyrica, mirapex, fuerosemide, baclofen do to any pregnancy and which should I taper off first?
Pregnancy & Drugs: It's always good to consider the effects or the potential effects of drugs during a pregnancy. However, it's never good to stop taking prescribed medication without first consulting with your doctor so i recommend that you consult with the doctor(s) who prescribed these medications before discontinuing any of these medications. ...Read more
I'm on morphine, flexeril, vimovo and lyrica. I have had a blood test and at home pregnancy tests all negative but feel pregnant can they all be wrong?
These: Medications would not interfere with pgx test. Some of the side effects of these drugs can make you feel bloated, or irritate your stomach. ...Read more
Do I have to take Effexor 75mg one pill a day &lyrica 75mg also one pill for my life long if I have fibromyalgia.Please help couldn't I have a baby .?
Integrative approach: There are many pharmacological options for fibromyalgia but an integrative approach will be better long term. Integrative approach will address your lifestyle, nutrition, sleep and stressors of life. Incorporating an active lifestyle combined with healthy diet, mind and body therapy and lowest possible doses of medication is the way to go. Of course you need to work closely with a rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It is possible: Lyrica should not be taken during your pregnancy unless it's benefits outweigh the risk. Lyrica is category C according to the FDA. Meaning Lyrica has been shown to harm animal babies in animal studies. This has not been studied in pregnant humans. A physician should only give this to you during pregnancy if your really need it for your health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could I get pregnant if I am 40 years old& even if I have fibromyalgia .I am takin lyrica 75&effexor75.Could my condition be worse.I have 2kids, 7years?
Fibromyalgia n kids: Hello. Yes you can get pregnant with another child.However, you may have some increase in the pain discomfort level. Many doctors do not like giving meds during pregnancy since the baby could be negatively affected. Could be risky for the baby and you. Talk with a specialist on this topic. Good luck and you can always try, especially since the doc could lower your med dosages. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could I get pregnant if having fibromyalgia.Please I want a baby.Do I have to stop taking my medicine which is lyrica.Would I feel horrible pain then?
Yes to baby: Yes, you can have a baby with fibromyalgia. It is best to be off of medications during pregnancy. Non medication pain relieving options should be considered such as yoga, massage ( with therapist who is familiar with pregnancy and fm), meditation, physical therapy, warm pool exercises, etc. It is best to discuss with your OB as well as your fibromyalgia specialist for treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take to get Lyrica, Prozac and Lorazapam out my system safely before getting pregnant?
Planning a pregnancy: if you were prescribed these meds by your doc, they must be for a medical condition (depression? anxiety? fibromyalgia?). Its very important that you discuss your plans to become pregnant, the right way to come off your meds, and the proper way to treat your condition so you can have a healthy pregnancy. Ask your doc when it would be safe to start trying to conceive :) ...Read more
Maybe: Lyrica reduces irritability of nerves that are damaged or inflamed. That often results in less pain. Like most medications, it works in some people, and not in others. Careful adjustment of the dose is often needed to reduce pain without causing side effects. Some people have side-effects that they can't tolerate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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