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Is it safe to get dactinomycin while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to get dactinomycin while pregnant or breastfeeding?

No: This is considered a category d (fda classification) medication in pregnancy and "unsafe" for lactation purposes. So, generally speaking, i would say avoid exposure to this medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding. However, as always, risks and benefits must be weighed here. Perinatology consultation may be appropriate, especially if there are overriding benefits to mom. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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I am getting vincristine and dactinomycin andi want to lessen the side effects?

I am getting vincristine and dactinomycin andi want to lessen the side effects?

These remain: Cornerstone drugs in wilms tumor and other pediatric tumors. All drugs have side effects. Speak to your oncologist about which one bothers you the most. The usual answer is dose reduction or substitution of another drug...Neither good options. ...Read more

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Chemotherapy side effect question. Will I get nausea right away from dactinomycin?

Chemotherapy side effect question.  Will I get nausea right away from dactinomycin?

Dactinomycine&nausea: 75% of patients will experience nausea and vomiting, can be mild to moderate in severity.It may present within hours of administration , may be dose related and may be more intense two to four days after the end of five day course, usually require and respond to antiemetic therapy and may persist as long as a week after the therapy is stopped. ...Read more

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I had a chemo regimen of etoposide, methotrexate, actinomycin D/cyclophosphamide, and Vincristine. 4 yrs later I suffer from constant body pain, why?

I had a chemo regimen of etoposide, methotrexate, actinomycin D/cyclophosphamide, and Vincristine. 4 yrs later I suffer from constant body pain, why?

No online answer: EMA/CO is most often used for aggressive gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN), usually choriocarcinoma. Long term diffuse body pains are not an expected side effect. A Gyn-oncologist should confirm there is no recurrence and then an evaluation from a good physical medicine, rheumatology, or even pain management doc will hopefully find the cause and a way to make you feel better. ...Read more

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Is sex while pregnant safe?

Is sex while pregnant safe?

Let's get it on!: The short answer is yes. Pregnancy is not a disease process but a natural part of life. There are a few reasons not to have sex when your pregnant: dealing with preterm labor, you have a cerclage, diagnosis of placenta previa, or undiagnosed bleeding during pregnancy. But in general sex is safe during pregnancy. You probably will be the most comfortable after the dfirst trimester is over. ...Read more

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Is tanda safe to use while pregnant?

Is tanda safe to use while pregnant?

LED light therapy: Looked this up. Idea behind this product is that blue LED light (along with heat/vibration to "open pores") is toxic to bacteria and the red LED light is supposed to generate reactive oxygen species. According to a published study, this has the effect of removing old collagen making way for new. The science is not validated and controlled studies for safety in pregnancy not done. I suspect is safe ...Read more

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Is Ampiclox safe for pregnant women?

Is Ampiclox safe for pregnant women?

Ampiclox: Ampiclox is Ampicillin + cloxacillin. Both of these are fda pregnancy category b. According to drugs.Com: there are no controlled data in human pregnancies; however, there are no literature reports of congenital abnormalities associated with it. Cloxacillin should only be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.”. ...Read more

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Is airborne safe if you are pregnant?

Discouraged: Airborne is a supplement and has not been tested by the us food and drugs administration. It is generally not recommended to be taken while pregnant. ...Read more

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Is mucusex safe to take whilr pregnant?

Is mucusex safe to take whilr pregnant?

U mean mucinex (guaifenesin): A decongestant , cough medicine has several ingredients may not be good for fetus , especially first 3 months , speak to you OB doctor before taking any medications , including cough medicine ...Read more

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