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Medicine 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
What are the effects to an unborn child if I have to take narcotine pain medicine during pregnancy?
My TSH level is 4.37 and am 1 month pregnant, should I take medicine during pregnancy? Do I have hypothyroidism?
FDA labeleling: Check out http://www.Drugs.Com/pregnancy-categories.Html for info re pregnancy categories a, b, c, d, x & n. Category a means good evidence of no harm. Category x means good evidence of harm. In between are variations of strength of evidence vs risk of harm. Discuss specific concerns w/your family doc, obstetrician and pharmacist. And category n means fda hasn't labeled drug yet. ...Read more
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Use as directed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it safe to use medicine telfast fexofenadine and medicine lyrica (pregabalin) 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
Psychosis & pregnant: The choice may be between active psychosis vs ability to care for self & baby. So far recent studies have not shown teratogenic risk with high- or medium-potency antipsychotics, but have shown higher risk of congenital malformations after first trimester exposure to low-potency ones. When symptoms require, high to medium potency agents are safer than lower potency ones. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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