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Is it safe to take avandaryl while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take avandaryl while pregnant or breastfeeding?

No: Avandia, a component in Avandaryl generally isn't recommended during pregnancy or nursing. Talk to your doctor about alternative medications like metformin or insulin. ...Read more

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Avandaryl (Definition)

Of Avandia and a sulfonylurea 2 drugs for diabetes avandia now severly restricted by fda- should be removed from market- had increased adverse cardiovascular outcomes sulfonylureas , as a separate pill, are still on market, but have high risk of low blood sugar and weight gain, so we avopid using them ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: avandaryl?

What is the definition or description of: avandaryl?

Combination drug: Of Avandia and a sulfonylurea 2 drugs for diabetes avandia now severly restricted by fda- should be removed from market- had increased adverse cardiovascular outcomes sulfonylureas , as a separate pill, are still on market, but have high risk of low blood sugar and weight gain, so we avopid using them much better meds available. ...Read more

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What happens if a nondiabetic person takes 3 avandaryl?

What happens if a nondiabetic person takes 3 avandaryl?

Low blood sugar: The Amaryl in this medication stimulates the pancreas to release Insulin and would likely cause an abnormally low blood sugar if taken by a non diabetic person. ...Read more

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What will happen if a non-diabetic takes 3 avandaryl?

What will happen if a non-diabetic takes 3 avandaryl?

Your blood: sugar will go down. It's unlikely there will be any significant consequences, as your body will respond with an increase in blood sugar -- but it should be avoided. ...Read more

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What to do if I have no idea what avandaryl does, but I need something to make me go to sleep so I popped three, what does it do?

What to do if I have no idea what avandaryl does, but I need something to make me go to sleep so I popped three, what does it do?

Who gave it to you?: "Popping" three pills whose effect you do not know is generally a bad idea. Avandaryl is a medicine for DIABETES. It has nothing to do with sleep. It causes a drop in your blood sugar. If this happens when you are asleep, you could be in real trouble (i.e., permanent brain damage). In this case, what you would get is not sleep, but a coma. ...Read more

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Are medications tested to see if they are safe for pregnant women to use?

Are medications tested to see if they are safe for pregnant women to use?

Sort of: Medications are given a 'pregnancy category' based on whether: they've actually been tested on pregnant women & found to be safe (a), no anecdotal or animal evidence of harm (b), possible animal study evidence so use only if benefit outweighs risk (c), probable evidence of harm (d), definite harm (x). Most meds used would be b or c. I don't know of any that are category a. ...Read more

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Is a vibrating back massager safe to use on my back while I am pregnant?

Is a vibrating back massager safe to use on my back while I am pregnant?

Yes: Most back massagers are perfectly safe during pregnancy. Don't get too creative and you should be fine. ...Read more

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I'm freaking out. I'm pregnant and bought mushrooms from the store and ate them raw. I read online raw mushrooms are not safe. Is this true?

I'm freaking out. I'm pregnant and bought mushrooms from the store and ate them raw. I read online raw mushrooms are not safe. Is this true?

No: No this is not true. A lot depends on the type of mushroom. Make sure you wish them thoroughly and know what you are buying ...Read more

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Why is it not safe to own a cat when you're pregnant?

Why is it not safe to own a cat when you're pregnant?

Toxoplasma!: Disease that can transmitted from cat-human rec: avoid changing cat litter if possible. If no one else can perform the task, wear disposable gloves and wash your hands with soap and warm water afterwards. Ensure that the cat litter box is changed daily. The toxoplasma parasite does not become infectious until 1 to 5 days after it is shed in a cat's feces. ...Read more

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Cholecalciferol60000iu was safe for 3days one time.Durin pregnant nancy?

Cholecalciferol60000iu was safe for 3days one time.Durin pregnant nancy?

Yes, however...: Yes, that is very safe. However, i would not just take it for 3 days. If your vit d level has been low i advise you take 5-8000 iu of d3 every day and have your levels monitored; optimal levels are 50-80 ng/ml. D deficiency can create problems during pregnancy- see http://www.Medpagetoday.Com/obgyn/pregnancy/38113 ; http://bit.Ly/1ekkvkv. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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