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Can I take lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) during pregnancy to control my svt?

Can I take lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) during pregnancy to control my svt?

Please check with OB: Pregnancy and svt should be closely monitored by your obstetrician! Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) would not be my drug of choice with your pregnancy in mind; would rather have prescribed an alpha-blocker...And any medication must be category b. Please check with your o.B.! ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Is metoprolol 25mg safe for pregnancy?

Is metoprolol 25mg safe for pregnancy?

Metroprolol: The drug is usually not recommended during pregnancy. Consult your obstetrician for his opinion. ...Read more

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Has anyone taken the beta blocker labetalol in pregnancy?

Has anyone taken the beta blocker labetalol in pregnancy?

Most hypertensives.: Most pregnant women with chronic hypertension are on Labetalol (a combined Alpha and beta blocker) that is fairly effective and safe for that purpose. Chronic use of beta blockers can decrease fetal growth, though, so only take this medication under the care of a maternal-fetal medicine specialist. Alternative regimens: alpha-methyldopa (very safe, modestly effective), Nifedipine (safe, effective). ...Read more

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Beta blocker with diuretic (timolide 10/25)--was it ever used in pregnancy?

Beta blocker with diuretic (timolide 10/25)--was it ever used in pregnancy?

BETABLOCKERS: Not used in pregnancy due to danger of fetal bradycardia, hypoglycemia and hinders growth of baby. ...Read more

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Is beta blocker or calcium channel blocker safer in 1st trimester pregnancy?

Is beta blocker or calcium channel blocker safer in 1st trimester pregnancy?

Calcium blocker: Calcium channel blockers are often used for the management of hypertension in pregnancy. Beta blockers are classified as pregnancy category c, meaning that they have not been systematically studied. Although both classes of medications are used in pregnancy, calcium channel blockers are likely to be safer. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to bleed during my pregnancy?

Is it possible for me to bleed during my pregnancy?

Yes: Yes. Please consult with your obstetrician if you have experienced spotting/ bleeding. ...Read more

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Hi is squatting helpful for me during pregnancy?

Hi is squatting helpful for me during pregnancy?

Not harmful: If it isn't painful and you are not in active labor, it should be fine for you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me healthy weight gain during pregnancy?

Can you tell me healthy weight gain during pregnancy?

Pregnancy: I presume you will see an obstetrician regularly during pregnancy and she/he will keep an eye on your weight through your pregnancy. If you are not doing that I strongly suggest you make an appointment soon. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous for me to use a vibrator during pregnancy?

No studies: My internet search did not yield any results for scientific studies on this subject matter. There is lots of advice, though, based on common sense. The following website addresses this issue and makes some reasonable suggestions: https://www. Babycenter. Com/404_is-it-safe-to-use-a-vibrator-during-pregnancy_1245277.bc. ...Read more

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Will pityriasis rosacea affect me or baby during pregnancy?

Will pityriasis rosacea affect me or baby during pregnancy?

No, treatment will: Vitamin a products frequently used for treating rosacea can cause birth defects. Avoid using any drugs as far as possible, especially early in pregnancy, when the fetus is much more sensitive to damage. If you have been using any drugs, or even topical creams containing retinols, retinoic acid, or the like you will want to talk to your dr about evaluating your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous for me to sleep on my back during pregnancy?

Is it dangerous for me to sleep on my back during pregnancy?

Not necessarily: But it may be more comfortable for you and facilitate blood flow toward fetus if you lie on your side as pregnancy progresses. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to drink cold water during 1month pregnancy?

Is it possible for me to drink cold water during 1month pregnancy?

Yes: It will not harm fetus. From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, drinking room temperature beverages is considered optimum for inner balance. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to eat large amounts of chocolate during pregnancy?

Is it safe for me to eat large amounts of chocolate during pregnancy?

Yes and no: Chocolate is safe and a pregnancy staple according to many patients. It does have caffeine and calories, both of which are detrimental in large quantities. How much is too much? There is no data on this. Terence, a roman comic dramatist is known for the quotation, "moderation in all things". This too for pregnancy applies. ...Read more

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What I can do during pregnancy to give me some relief from allergies?

What I can do during pregnancy to give me some relief from allergies?

Acupuncture: Acupuncture can be benefical for hayfever & is quite safe during pregnancy (there are a few needling sites that need to be avoided). ...Read more

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Can you tell me about it's like to use metrocream during their pregnancy?

Can you tell me about it's like to use metrocream during their pregnancy?

Ok after 1st trimest: If you mean. Metrogel vaginal, it is safe after the 1st trimester. ...Read more

Dr. Prakash Deedwania
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Metoprolol (Definition)

Metoprolol belongs to the calss of medications know as beta-blockers. It has many functions, including lowering pulse and blood pressure. It can also be used in people who have weak heart muscles to stop/slow the progression of the disease and perhaps even ...Read more