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Can a pregnant woman's use of Effexor (venlafaxine) cause autism in the baby?

Can a pregnant woman's use of Effexor (venlafaxine) cause autism in the baby?

No evidence found: No peer-reviewed scientific studies implicate venlafaxine as a teratogen or an epigenetic factor in autism. Venlafaxine, an snri, & most ssri antidepressants. Are class c because their use during the 3rd trimester may cause transient withdrawal-type symptoms in a neonate vs. A 67% recurrence of maternal depression if withdrawn abruptly. Lawyers can and do attack drug companies without evidence. ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
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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 20mg prozac (fluoxetine) safe during pregnancy? Not pregnant yet, but maybe in the future. ITP, hypothyroidism, anxiety. On 50mcg levothyroxine and 20mg prozac (fluoxetine)

Is 20mg prozac (fluoxetine) safe during pregnancy? Not pregnant yet, but maybe in the future. ITP, hypothyroidism, anxiety. On 50mcg levothyroxine and 20mg prozac (fluoxetine)

Category C: Risk can't be ruled out but pretty low-- it's been around longer than all the other Ssris & no major problems noted--most ons in our area okay it the pts I've followed were ok through their pregnancies ...Read more

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Can we take mirtazapine and zopiclone in pregnancy?

Can we take mirtazapine and zopiclone in pregnancy?

No contraindications: From animal studies on use of Mirtazapine in pregnancy-- dose of zopiclone lower then normally prescribed. Would seek advice of pcp re another drug for sleep, or other help with insomnia. ...Read more

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Can there be a risk to the baby in stopping Prozac (fluoxetine) during the second trimester?

Can there be a risk to the baby in stopping Prozac (fluoxetine) during the second trimester?

Not necessarily: If mom is stable through the balance of pregnancy there is no significant effect on the fetus if you stop the med however, a baby needs a fully functional mom to thrive well & mom should not stop the med if she needs treatment to stay healthy enough to care for baby after birth. ...Read more

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Risks and birth defects of taking lorazepam and klonopin (clonazepam) early in pregnancy?

Risks and birth defects of taking lorazepam and klonopin (clonazepam) early in pregnancy?

Stop; read my commen: Pregnancy , we all agree, is part of the develop process. Its drives are powerful. Your child is literally installing the basic structure of who this person will become. So keep all meds to a reasonable ! level. Both meds affect your brain, though Klonopin (clonazepam) is safer in both areas. ...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 it ok to take a ssri Paxil (paroxetine) and a snri reboxetine( I am in the uk ) at the same time?

Is it ok to take a ssri Paxil (paroxetine) and a snri reboxetine( I am in the uk ) at the same time?

Yes: Put them together and you have an snari, similar to an snri like effexor, (venlafaxine) cymbalta. Reboxetine may be safely combined with an ssri, though there is evidence that naris themselves indirectly enhance central serotonin function by a mechanism that doesn't depend on reuptake inhibition. Source:www.Reboxetine.Com. ...Read more

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Use Paxil (paroxetine) during your pregnancy? Te fistula related?

Use Paxil (paroxetine) during your pregnancy? Te fistula related?

Paxil (paroxetine) in pregnancy: Paxil (paroxetine) is considered category d in pregnancy, which means there were reports of fetal abnormalities. I would not recommend it. ...Read more

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What are indications ov buspirone in pregnancy?

What are indications ov buspirone in pregnancy?

Buspar (buspirone): Buspar (buspirone) is fda pregnancy category b. It is a mild anti-anxiety medication. As with all medications the need for the medication vice side effects should be weighed out (with patient & physician). Take care. ...Read more

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Can i take Prozac (fluoxetine) or lamictal during pregnancy?

Can i take Prozac (fluoxetine) or lamictal during pregnancy?

Ask your doctor: There's no right 'generally speaking' kind of answer for this question. You really should speak to your doctor about the risk vs. Benefits of continuing ssri or Lamictal during pregnancy to you and to the unborn child, as well as the risks vs. Benefits of leaving your symptoms controlled. A lot will depend on how severe your illness (? Psych/neuro) gets when untreated with meds. ...Read more

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At what week in pregnancy can I start taking orlistat safely?Is it at all safe in pregnancy?

At what week in pregnancy can I start taking orlistat safely?Is it at all safe in pregnancy?

Contraindicated: Not safe in pregnancy. Safety category changed from b probably safe to x contraindicated. You should not try to lose weight while pregnant. Make sure to eat a well balanced diet and continue to exercise to make sure your baby is healthy. Avoid all medications unless you speak to your obstetrician first. Take care! ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Prozac (fluoxetine)?

Can pregnant women take Prozac (fluoxetine)?

Prozac (fluoxetine): It is category C pregnancy drug, hence benefits have to outweigh risks, & the patient is closely monitored throughout pregnancy. ...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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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

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) impact your menstrual cycle? 5 days late, pregnancy impossible.

Can Zoloft (sertraline) impact your menstrual cycle? 5 days late, pregnancy impossible.

Impossible: Zoloft (sertraline) should not have any effect on your hormonal functioning and therefore should not be able to delay your period. However, it is not impossible for stresses in your life, including depression, to have an effect on the timing of your periods. Make sure that you continue to maintain a healthy mindset and lifestyle. ...Read more

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Cramps in the first trimester of pregnancy and utrogestan 200mg?

Cramps in the first trimester of pregnancy and utrogestan 200mg?

Common complaint: Cramps in the 1st months is extremely common unrelated to your medication. Tell your doctor if the cramps continue or you have bleeding. As the uterus grows "growing pains" occur. ...Read more

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Tramadol in the first trimestre of pregnancy , it is safe?

Tramadol in the first trimestre of pregnancy , it is safe?

Difficult: Unfortunately, there are few pain medications which have been well studied during pregnancy that can be recommended. Surface type approaches (e.g. Compresses for headaches) have been suggested as the most appropriate initial choice for pain relief. Discuss this with your healthcare provider for more details. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Paroxetine (Definition)

Brand name paxil, (paroxetine) it's an ssri used for treating depression, anxiety, ocd, and several other conditions. It ...Read more


Paxil (Definition)

Paroxetine is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more