Top
20
Doctor insights on: Nsaids In Pregnancy

Share
Dr. Ira Friedlander
4 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
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

3

3
Is exercise advisable in pregnancy with si joint pain?

Is exercise advisable in pregnancy with si joint pain?

Sure: Walking and water excercises are safe. If you are symptomatic from si joint dysfunction, you want to avoid high impact excercise. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Are there any safe ab exercises you can do in early pregnancy? Or pregnancy in general?

Are there any safe ab exercises you can do in early pregnancy? Or pregnancy in general?

Please discuss with : Ob as your OB knows you, if you have been doing abdominal exercises and you are having absolutely no problems i allow my pts to continue, pregnancy is not the time to start doing new ones and if u develop any problems you may not be able to do them. ...Read more

5

5
Dysmenorrhea like pain in pregnancy normal?

Dysmenorrhea like pain in pregnancy normal?

I guess that depends: On how severe your period cramps/ pain is. Getting cramps when pregnant can occur. However, if pain is severe - you would need medical evaluation. ...Read more

7

7
Can you safely take Vicodin for pain occasionally in first trimester pregnancy ?

Can you safely take Vicodin for pain occasionally in first trimester pregnancy ?

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

8

8
Stomach pain in trimester of pregnancy?

Stomach pain in trimester of pregnancy?

Call your MD: There is not enough description to tell your anything other than call your md. ...Read more

9

9
Can a woman in the 1st trimester of pregnancy take something for pain?

Can a woman in the 1st trimester of pregnancy take something for pain?

Yes: It is best to try tylenol (acetaminophen) first but remember that there are other things that help with pain like massage, heat rubs etc that can be tried. ...Read more

10

10
Is the use of ibuprofen and codeine more effective then ibuprofen alone in managing rheumatoid arthritis pain?

For temporary pain : Relief Yes, but long term benefit No. Neither one should be used as sole therapy for pain control or disease management. I would highly recommend for you to be eval by a rheumatologist. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
Can a preganant woman take any cold meds in first trimester?

Can a preganant woman take any cold meds in first trimester?

Consult your doctor: The first trimester is very sensitive and critical even to most otc meds. Consult your doctor first.. ...Read more

12

12
Which genetic tests can I take in the first trimester of pregnancy?

Which genetic tests can I take in the first trimester of pregnancy?

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 more

See 3 more doctor answers
14

14
Is it safe for a pregnant women in the first trimester to take Aspirin along with prednisolon due to positive ANA?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
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

17

17
Why some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant woman?

Why some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant woman?

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

19

19
Is it safe to take weight reducers in your first trimester of pregnancy?

Is it safe to take weight reducers in your first trimester of pregnancy?

Absolutely not: Early first trimester pregnancy is the critical time of fetal formation and development and is not the time for introducing weight loss drugs(often diuretics) into your fragile metabolic system at that time. ...Read more

20

20
Does taking panadol (acetaminophen) in fever in early pregnancy is al-right?

Does taking panadol (acetaminophen) in fever in early pregnancy   is al-right?

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

Nsaids (Definition)

Nsaid stands for non steroidal anti inflammatory agent. So the most potent anti inflammatory agents are steroids like prednisone. Nsaids are ...Read more