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Taking Methylprednisolone During Pregnancy
Why methylprednisolone medicine which is steroid given before and after pregnancy? is it safe? dose recommended is 2mg daily
Methylprednisolone (medrol) is a steroid. It's in the same family as Prednisone but is a bit more potent. Medrol is used to treat a variety of acute and chronic inflammatory conditions such as asthma, gout, and rheumatoid arthritis. Medrol like other steroids have many side effects especially if used long term. Common ones: weight gain, ...Read more
I took methylprednisolone for 5days(my ear was blocked by the plane pressure) aftr 2wks fr medication my pregnancy test now is positive and 3-4 weeks..would it be harmful? i had preg test bfore i start the medication but it was negative
PROBABELY NO HARM: Methylprednisone has never been assigned pregnancy category by the FDA Some animal studies have shown some data with these kind of drugs in first trimester causing fetal harm but no human studies have been done You took a very short course for 5 days and when you started the drug Preg test was negative Discuss your concern with your Ob Doctor ...Read more
Was put on medrol and zpack, but also take hiv med tivicay,truvada and prezcobix is all this medicine safe at 5 weeks pregnancy?
Be smart: In the absence of medical or OB complications, pregnant women should continue to exercise at a moderate level for 30 minutes a day most days of the week. Speak with your doctor if you are unsure if exercise is safe for you. Knowing when to stop (vaginal bleeding, chest pain, shortness of breath) and avoiding high risk exercises (scuba diving, high risk of falls, contact sports) is important too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am already heavy but I don't wanna gain to much during my pregnancy what type of exercise should I do while I aam pregnant?
Great question!: By far the best exercise you can do is walking! make sure you have a comfortable pair of shoes! and take nice slow walks...Great for the circulation; and low impact. You might also try using an elliptical machine; as this is also low impact on your joints, just do it slowly and you'll get a great work-out. Yoga is another great thing to study while pregnant; very relaxing. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's in the pills?: Ginger is ok. But what is in the pills besides ginger? Not all companies take care to test or include ingredients considered safe for pregnancy. Even prescription pills can be counterfeit and include lead paint, floor wax, other toxins. Before taking new OTC pills, do searches for information about the company that makes them, show the bottle to your pharmacist or doctor, even check otis, reprotox. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Rapid changes: A number of great publication go into detail on various stages. 22 weeks is the later end of the 2nd trimester, you probably have had an anatomy scan (sono) and know if it's a boy or girl. Now strangers are beginning to ask if your pregnant, as you suddenly "look" pregnant. In many ways it's the best time of preg. You have energy and you are not too big or bulky yet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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