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Paxil In Pregnancy
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3rd trimester may cause transient withdrawal-type symptoms in a neonate vs. A 67% recurrence of maternal depression if withdrawn abruptly.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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 20mg prozac (fluoxetine) safe during pregnancy? Not pregnant yet, but maybe in the future. ITP, hypothyroidism, anxiety. On 50mcg levothyroxine and 20mg prozac (fluoxetine)
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
Prozac, zoloft, paxil, (paroxetine) celexa all blockbusters in the 1990's.. Luvox came over from europe in 1994 yet never took off like the others..Why is this
Luvox (fluvoxamine): Tolerability issues. Too many drug interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
Are there are interactions between Famotidine and Fluoxetine (Prozac (fluoxetine))? I take 30mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) daily - 20mg in the morning, 10mg in the evening.
Nope: Should be fine ... There aren't any interactions. Hope it helps! ...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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers