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Medication For Adhd During Pregnancy
If you have a child with adhd, does this mean were you severely emotionally stressed during pregnancy?
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
Yes: Some yes, some no. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) and (until 34 weeks) Ibuprofen are safe in pregnancy. Some doctors believe a small amount of Aspirin is safe in pregnancy, so Excedrin migraine can be very effective as well as tolerated in pregnancy. A big no goes to the tryptans -- imitrex, relpax, zomig, etc. As magical as they are for migraines, they are not safe in pregnancy. ...Read more
Depends: Claritin (loratadine) and Zyrtec (cetirizine) are pregnancy category B medications which means that animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus. I frequently use these medications with my pregnant patients. Allegra (fexofenadine) and many of the ingredients in cough meds are category C so avoid these medications if possible. If concerned, talk to OB/GYN about specific medications. ...Read more
Ask OB: Your OB will tell you which medication are safe, but I have given lortab under the ok of the ob. ...Read more
This needs to: Be discussed with your ob. Yes, if your BP is high. ...Read more
If I have been on a 21 day medication for PCOD but got intimate during the gap after the 21 day medication chances of pregnancy?
Not likely: You must've been taking a progestin medication. If you have a PCOS, you are not likely ovulating, so it's unlikely you are pregnant. If you are not want to get pregnant you might want to consider birth control pills. This will regulate your cycle and help with some of the side effects of PCOS like the regular cycles and abnormal hair growth. ...Read more
Some yes, some no: Interestingly, for some women, fibromyalgia symptoms may actually improve during their pregnancy (although they may risk a worsening relapse post-partum). Most natural remedies are safe in pregnancy, such as omega3 fish oil, massage, exercise, yoga, etc. Some prescription medications may be safe in pregnancy, also, but it's best to check with your md. ...Read more
Yes: High doses of salicylic acid in its oral form have been shown in studies to cause birth defects and various pregnancy complications. To be cautious, it is recommended that pregnant women avoid the topical use of salicylic acid but small amounts applied to the skin — such as a 1% salicylic acid-containing toner used once or twice a day — are considered safe. ...Read more
Is there any migraine medication that's safe during early pregnancy? I have had migraines for 14-15 yrs now. Its a bit frequent these days.
See a neurologist: There are over the counter and prescription medications that you can take daily for migraine headache prophylaxis. Keep a log of your headaches (timing, frequency, duration, severity, location, associated symptoms) and take it to a neurologist for further evaluation. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/migraine. Html ...Read more
Coordinate Drs.: If indeed you are having such symptoms, at least a visit to urgent care is recommended and if you feel you are at risk of harm to self or others a call to emergency services needs to happen. In general, there are psychotropics that are relatively safe staring in the second trimester forward. If time allows, discuss with ob/gyn or primary care physician first if need to see psychiatrist. Take care ...Read more
Can you please offer some advice for effective headache/vomiting relief during pregnancy without medication?
Acu pressure bracelet efficient in preventing nausea & vomiting of pregnancy & sea sickness. Applying pressure on the anterior wrists also will work-acu pressure
Diet rich in protein, Vitamin B6 25mg 3 times daily.
Ginger tea daily.
Desiccated adrenal cortex 260mg 4 times daily.
In severe cases thiamine injections.
Tiger balm externally if headache is severe. ...Read more
I am taking folic acid during pregnancy. Currently 4 months pregnant. Please confirm if I need to take any other medication. Thanks?
Not usually: Unless your OB has done blood work and advised other medications (such as thyroid, iron, etc.), then no, Folic Acid is really the only thing you should make sure you are taking. It would be fine to add a prenatal vitamin/multivitamin along with it. Just as long as you are getting 1 mg of Folic Acid a day, you should be fine. ...Read more
Many are...: .. And many aren't. The list is too long and to complex for this forum. Consult with your obgyn for specifics. ...Read more
Limited options: Nothing is 100% safe in pregnancy. Doctors usually recommend Tylenol (acetaminophen) as directed on the bottle. Most will tell you to avoid NSAIDs (ibuprofen, Aleve, Advil). It's best to try to figure out the cause of the pain and see if there are other options (like heat for muscle soreness, etc.). ...Read more
Some medications are:
Considered safe to take during pregnancy the effects of other medications on your unborn baby are unknown especially during the first trimester
halls Robitussin romilar trind-dm Vicks cough syrup saline nasal drops or spray
actifed dristan neosynephrine sudafed
tylenol (acetaminophen) or tylenol (acetaminophen) c
warm salt water gargle
*do not take "sa" (sustained action)forms or multi-symptom forms of these drugs.
Good luck. ...Read more
Pregnacy: I am not aware of any medications that specifically cause ventriculomegaly during a pregancy. The most common cause for this is a bleed into ventricles usually do to prematurity. ...Read more
Is it okay to take any advol medication for headaches during pregnancy. I generally take the gell one, but this advol is different.
Advil?: I am sorry but I was unable to find information on a medication called Advol. Advil is Ibuprofen. It is US FDA pregnancy category: C. "Comments: -Avoid use during third trimester as it may cause premature closure of the ductus arteriosus. -Not recommended in women attempting to conceive as may impair female fertility." REF: https://www. Drugs. Com/pregnancy/ibuprofen. Html ...Read more
I have gilbert's syndrome & my wife is pregnant, is there any risk of pregnancy& baby and is there any medications must be addressed during pregnancy?
Gilbert syndrome: You needn't worry gilberts is more of a medical oddity and poses no problem. ...Read more
Should woman stop using medication during pregnancy? Medication is called ketipinor, she takes it 15mg for sleeping problems.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)
A bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD typically interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. It is usually present in childhood, continuing into adulthood, and is genetically transmitted. ...Read more
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