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Is domperidone (vomistop) safe in pregnancy? Can it contribute if taken in early pregnancy in sever skeletal dysplasia?

Is domperidone (vomistop) safe in pregnancy? Can it contribute if taken in early pregnancy in sever skeletal dysplasia?

Safety unknown: The safety of domperidone in pregnancy remains unknown. In a prospective study,120 1st- trimester pregnant women taking domperidone were compared against 212 age-matched pregnant women not exposed to any potential teratogenic agent. There were three babies born with malformations in each group. Pending more data, its not worth risking your child. Ref: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23445139 ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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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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Palpitation in first trimester of pregnancy in pco?

Palpitation in first trimester of pregnancy in pco?

Not sure: I am not sure i understand the question. Palpitations can occur at specific times such as late at night when you are lying down. Or they can occur after drinking coffee or alcohol. In some cases they are more common during or after exercise. Sometimes the timing helps us in treatment. (if they always occur after alcohol for instance). Then you could mean how long they last, (momentary or hours). ...Read more

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Is singulair (montelukast) safe to take during pregnancy?

Is singulair (montelukast) safe to take during pregnancy?

Montelukast in pregn: There are no studies available to indicate that the drug is safe during pregnancy. Montelukast should only be recommended in pregnancy when benefits outweigh risk. Suggest you see your Family Practitioner to help you decide this and to also assist you in finding safer alternative treatment options. ...Read more

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Will pulmicort flex-haler cause negative results in a methacholine? Also i take singulair (montelukast) daily?

Will pulmicort flex-haler cause negative results in a methacholine? Also i take singulair (montelukast) daily?

It should not: It is a corticosteroid (like cortison) and reduces the inflammation of the very little respiratory canals inside the lungs. The metacholine is a cholinomimetic acting on the M3 receptor of the bronchioli and produces bronchoconstriction. Astmatics react at a lower dose, but when you prior reduce the inflammation you might increase the reaction dose (false negative). No meds prior to test is better ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman take amoxicillin 1000g mg in there third trimester?

Can a pregnant woman take amoxicillin 1000g mg in there third trimester?

Most likely Yes: There is no evidence of second or third trimester risk with taking Amoxicillin which is a class b drug in pregnancy and safe like tylenol (acetaminophen). There might be of some risk-taking is in the first trimester. Obviously you want to take a medication that is indicated for infection so ask your ob/gyn as well. ...Read more

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Will pulmicort flex-haler cause negative results in a methacholine? Also i take singulair (montelukast) daily.

Yes: Methacholine challenge is a test for heightened bronchial reactivity-a hallmark for asthma. Bronchial inflammation is a common cause for this increased reactivity which can be reversed with inhaled steroid. Thus you must stay off of Pulmicort for at least 2 weeks if not 3 before such a challenge. I presume that there's a ? whether you indeed have asthma at all. ...Read more

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Otrivine safe for pregnant women in the first trimester?

Otrivine safe for pregnant women in the first trimester?

Should be avoided: Even though there are no studies to suggest it causes any birth defects or pregnancy complications but it is suggested that its use be avoided during first trimester. ...Read more

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Ok to use afrin (oxymetazoline) in 3rd trimester of pregnancy?

Ok to use afrin (oxymetazoline) in 3rd trimester of pregnancy?

NO!: Do not use afrin or any other nasal decongestant (claritin-d, allegra-d) throughout pregnancy, as it can cause unsafe spikes in your blood pressure, stroke, placental abruption, or even fetal loss! plain oral antihistamines (not -d), nasal saline spray may be used instead, as may nasal steroids with medical supervision. ...Read more

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Asthma related question about advair. Safe in pregnancy?

Asthma related question about advair. Safe in pregnancy?

See Below.Category C: The fda uses a pregnancy category c system to classify possible risks to a fetus when a medicine is taken during pregnancy. Pregnancy category c is given to medicines that have not been studied in pregnant humans, but do appear to cause harm to the fetus in animal studies.Because advair can be essential for asthma control, mds sometimes recommend that women continue it. Vital to control asthma. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) in pregnancy?

Is it ok to take symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) in pregnancy?

Yes, only if needed: An asthma attack is a bad thing to have happen during a pregnancy. During asthma symptoms, a person's oxygen level drops, which means a further drop in oxygen for the baby inside. So, asthma should be controlled using medications. Pregnant women should bring all their medications to show both their primary care and ob-gyn doctors, to be sure the dosing is correct, and none are dangerous to a baby. ...Read more

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My GP said that cyclogest (progesterone) passeries have side effect of causing blood clots in early pregnancy? Is it true ? Is 8t dangerous to use in early pregnancy

My GP said that cyclogest (progesterone) passeries have side effect of causing blood clots in early pregnancy? Is it true ? Is 8t dangerous to use in early pregnancy

Early pregnancy: Two options: 1: Listen to your doctor's comments. 2: Get an opinion from a a different doctor you have never seen. Your family and/or friends will help you. ...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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Is there any side effect for taking fortacortine ampole in the 3rd trimester pregnancy?

Is there any side effect for taking fortacortine ampole in the 3rd trimester pregnancy?

Yes. : This is dexamethasone, a corticosteroid which could be dangerous to a developing fetus, as well as the mother. Don't take it. ...Read more

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Does delayed/late ovulation and late conception affects growing baby in pregnancy r der any complication in such pregnancy?

Does delayed/late ovulation and late conception affects growing baby in pregnancy r der any complication in such pregnancy?

Maybe: Late ovulation can be from poorer quality eggs which then may make lower levels of progesterone so early pregnancy not week supported and possible higher risk of early pregnancy loss. Once placenta takes over at ten to twelve weeks should nol ...Read more

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Hi does taking fertigyn(chorionic-gonadotropin)5000iu injection in early pregnancy increses hCG in body and t line is dark due to it in pregnant tst?

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does taking fertigyn(chorionic-gonadotropin)5000iu injection in early pregnancy increses hCG in body and t line is dark due to it in pregnant tst?

NO: You are using voodoo medicine to try and manipulate nature. If you need help with a fertility problem go to a fertility specialist where they use actual science and can usually help you ovulate if that is what you need.. ...Read more

Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
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Montelukast (Definition)

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a600014.html. ...Read more


Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
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Singulair (Definition)

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