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Nsaids In Pregnancy
Pregnancy: No there are oral preparations. In facted injected is not the norm. ...Read more
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
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
Check with: Your obstetrician before taking any medication.Get a more detailed answer ›
Discuss w/ OBGYN: Definitely discuss w/ your Dr. Each case may differ. For sure, avoid frequent or high dose use. Risks to baby exist. They may become addicted, suffer respiratory issues or even some increased risk of deformation. Rare, low dose use is possibly safe - but discuss it for the best decision. ...Read more
Is the use of ibuprofen and codeine more effective then ibuprofen alone in managing rheumatoid arthritis pain?
Consult your doctor: The first trimester is very sensitive and critical even to most otc meds. Consult your doctor first.. ...Read more
Over 100 genes: It is now possible to test for over 100 serious recessive genes with a single saliva test. These would only be a problem for your pregnancy if you and your partner carry the same recessive gene. The testing includes all standard recommended tests and many more. For more information, go to www.Counsyl.Com. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is it safe for a pregnant women in the first trimester to take Aspirin along with prednisolon due to positive ANA?
Relatively.: You are being treated to avoid the higher rate of miscarriages in women with autoimmune disorders. I do not know whether your anticardiolipin or antiphospholipid antibodies are positive or not. These meds. may protect the placenta and prevent a miscarriage. There are complications like diabetes, incr. BP, though. http://www.bloodjournal.org/content/bloodjournal/117/25/6948.full.pdf?sso-checked=1 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take Advil (ibuprofen) for period cramps, but have read reports of OTC NSAIDS raising risk of heart attack/stroke even in small doses. Any safer options?
Many options: You could schedule a visit with an Obgyn and discuss all the options for painful periods. You could consider birth control pills, patch, Nuvaring, Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD, Depoprovera, Lysteda. If you are doing having children you could consider an endometrial ablation or other surgical options. ...Read more
All "early signs": All of the "early signs" of pregnancy, in women who think they might be pregnant, can also happen in women who are not pregnant. That is why there is no sign or symptom in a woman that would mean she is pregnant. Missing a regular period is a strong sign of pregnancy, but even that happens in non-pregnant women. It's 2015, so everybody who suspects a pregnancy can buy a pregnancy test to check. ...Read more
Yes, generally: Panadol/acetaminophen is generally considered safe in pregnancy. Like even the safest medications, side effects and adverse effects can occur with this product. It should only be used when absolutely needed and then only according to the label directions. If your fever persists, see your doctor. Take Care ...Read more