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Ritalin And Pregnancy
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Yes, but: The risk to the fetus versus the benefit to the mother of taking Ritalin must be weighed by the patient and obstetrician. There are no reported human problems with ritalin, but it is classified as safety category c in pregnancy because of problems in fetal test animals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ritalin & pregnancy: There is little human data about Ritalin in pregnancy. What's available includes 69 case studies, in which 1 cardiac defect was reported. http://tinyurl.com/mr59qmy none of the studies was powered well enough to draw clear conclusions, or to say Ritalin is safe in pregnancy. Most physicians would recommend not using it in pregnancy, unless there would be clear detriment to the mother off of it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i start taking ritalin while ttc? I've been off my prescription and want to start back up, but not sure if it will effect chance of conception.
What can snoting ritalin and drinking beer often do to a baby well a women is pregnant can this cause autism she was snoting ritalin every weekend and not sure how much she drank but people told me she was drinking was just woudering if this is why my son
Children with FASD's: Can have other neurodevelopmental or genetic disorders. Also, alcohol can cause abnormal fetal brain development. When frontal lobes are damaged, deficits in executive functions ( the ceo of the brain) can cause behaviors that look autistic in young kids. If < 3, he needs to be assessed by your stare's early intervention program; 3-5, call child find of your public school district. See below. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complex: The same amount of methylphenidate is present in each, so the answer is 25 mg. But there are complexities. First, absorption and therefore bioavailability are dfferent. Medical experience says liquid is more quickly and completely absorbed. Second, the mechanisms of delay in release are different, but probably not fully predictable in effect. Practically, they may be very different. See the doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Or methylphenidate: Is a stimulant drug used in the treatment of attention deficit disorder (with/without hyperactivity). In add pts, it has the effect of calming down their revving engine so they can concentrate more effectively, complete tasks, not be in constant motion. It's a controlled substance which requires a special prescription in many states. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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