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Metoclopramide And Pregnancy
Might back fire: Reglan (metoclopramide) is a prokinetic, meaning it makes the gut move faster. It can make it move faster one way or the other . So if you are having vomiting or diarrhea, it could make it worse. Reglan (metoclopramide) is used in folks whose GI tracts do not move well, ie delayed gastric emptying. If you have been prescribed this, then talk to you doctor. Don't every use something prescribed for someone else. Try probiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can use of vaginal progestrone cause nausea and vomiting in pregnancy when already suffering from severe morning sickness compelling to take zofran (ondansetron)?
8 weeks pregnant with third baby with extreme vomiting. Have zofran (ondansetron) 8 mg. what's the correct dose to take for pregnancy? exhausted all other options
Talk to your OB: Zofran (ondansetron) is dosed one every 12-24 hours but if your vomiting is that severe talk to your OB. Adequate nutrition is absolutely essential for a healthy baby and mom and at times hyperalimentation can be necessary. You also want to be sure that there isn't something else going on causing the nausea. Hope this helps and you are feeling better soon. ...Read more
might not help : You could take the two together but may not help. Zofran (ondansetron) is for nausea and unless you get a significant amount of this with your cycle it is of no real benefit and should not be taken. If it is mainly cramping the place to start is nsaids like Motrin , if not allergic, and then follow up with provider if no benefit. ...Read more
Reglan/tigan: In general there shouldn't be a problem with this combination in the short term. ...Read more
My wife is week 4 pregancy and doctor prescribed miprogen and folvite (folic acid). So these are helpful for our baby?
Normal : Folvite is simply folic acid. All pregnant women are given this. Miprogen is a form of Progesterone supplementation. Many doctors prescribe this for a variety fo reasons. It is a common treatment. If you do not know why you were given this then please ask your doctor for clarification. ...Read more
Domperidone: "Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stresses that domperidone is not an FDA-approved drug, and that it may not be legally marketed in the US." "FDA's concern about the potential health risks associated with the use of domperidone in lactating women. These risks include cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, and sudden death." July 31, 2013 ...Read more
Can I take duphaston if I am on cardiomagnyl and folic acid? Are these medications safe during first weeks of pregnancy?
Talk tour OB: First Trimeterr is critical in organ formation. Therefore do not take anything without consulting your OB. ...Read more
Is belching continuously symptoms of pregnancy? Iam 6 weeks pregnant now and on.Progesterone supplement. No other pregnancy symptoms
Anti-nausea: No. They are for the same medical condition. ...Read more
Could morning sickness and breast tenderness maybe be symptoms of birth control and PMS and not pregnancy?
Can progesterone suppositories really raise progesterone levels in early pregnancy and keep the pregnancy full term?
Yes and maybe: Progesterone suppositories do raise Progesterone levels in early pregnancy, both the level in the blood, and the amount of hormone reaching the lining of the uterus. Keeping a pregnancy full term depends on a number of factors, including whether or not the baby is genetically normal, and you having a normal uterus. ...Read more
Can you take buscupan or something similar for abdominal cramps (for gastroenteritis virus) during pregnancy? And is Zofran (ondansetron) safe during pregnancy?
I'm 15 Weeks Pregnant And Have Been Prescribed Reglan (metoclopramide) And Zofran Odt At Different Periods. Is It Safe To Alternate The Two If One Isn't Working?
Yes: I assume you mean trying one then waiting and trying the other? This is fine but be sure to follow the hourly dosing as written on the prescription bottle. ...Read more
Metoclopramide increases emptying of food from the stomach and decreases symptoms of nausea, vomiting, heartburn, and fullness,. It should ideally be taken 30 minutes before meals. It's use in pregnancy should be reserved for severe conditions where the risks to the baby of not treating exceed the potential ...Read more
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