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Is it safe to take amlodipine besylate/benazepril hydrochloride while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take amlodipine besylate/benazepril hydrochloride while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Not enough info: According to lactmed, a great source for accurate information on compatibility of medications during breastfeeding, so little information is known about the effects during breastfeeding, that you might consider another medication, like nifedipine. ...Read more

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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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Ibprofen while pregnant safe?

Ibprofen while pregnant safe?

Not at 30 weeks.: Ibuprofen is fda pregnancy category d. It could harm your unborn child if taken during the last trimester. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Norvasc (amlodipine)?

Can pregnant women take Norvasc (amlodipine)?

Norvasc (amlodipine): read this: http://www.drugs.com/pregnancy/amlodipine.html like most drugs it should be given to pregnant women only when benefits outweigh risks ...Read more

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Is lyrica safe to take pregnant?

Is lyrica safe to take pregnant?

Lyrica: It is category C. "Category C. Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks." If you choose to stop it, do not do so abruptly, talk to your neurologist to get a tapering regimen of more than 1 wk ...Read more

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Is Norvasc (amlodipine) safe to take during pregnancy ?

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Is Norvasc (amlodipine)  safe to take during pregnancy ?

Category C: Norvasc (amlodipine) is in the fda pregnancy category c. This means that it is not known whether Norvasc (amlodipine) will be harmful to an unborn baby. It certainly should not be taken without talking to your own doctor during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown to cause intrauterine deaths and prolonged gestation at very high doses. Norvasc (amlodipine) has not been shown to cause any birth defects in animal studies. ...Read more

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Is bilberry safe to take pregnant?

Is bilberry safe to take pregnant?

Safe side: Special Precautions & Warnings: Pregnancy or breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of bilberry during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take felodipine while pregnant?

Is it safe to take felodipine while pregnant?

Yes: It is likely to be safe, but it is a pregnancy class c drug, meaning no human studies have been done with this drug to show safety in pregnancy. It may prolong labor because of how the drug works to relax uterine muscle. The class of drug Felodipine belongs to is sometimes used to try to stop preterm labor. Weigh the potential benefits against the potential risks with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is procardia (nifedipine) xl 30mg safe to take starting 6 weeks pregnant?

Is procardia (nifedipine) xl 30mg safe to take starting 6 weeks pregnant?

Ask: better ask your Obstetrician. Seriously. Ask your OB. He/she won't lead you astray. ...Read more

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Is toradol safe when pregnant?

Is toradol safe when pregnant?

Not recommended : From the: http://www.Drugs.Com/toradol.Html fda pregnancy category c. This medication may be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment. Taking toradol during labor can increase the risk of bleeding during childbirth. Do not take this medication during pregnancy unless your doctor has told you to. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Absolutely not: Lisinopril is a class of medications called an ace inhibitor. These medications should not be used during pregnancy as they can cause the baby's kidney to be damaged or worse to not develop at all. Managing high blood pressure in pregnancy is very important but it is crucial that you discuss other medication options with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ranexa (ranolazine) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Hasn't been studied : Hasn't been studied well, depends upon the relative risks to you vs the fetus. Best to discuss w/both your cardiologist and your OB before becoming pregnant. ...Read more

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Is nauzene safe for pregnant woman?

Is nauzene safe for pregnant woman?

Yes: Nausene is citric acid and sugar which is similar to hard candy like jolly rancher. It does have some artificial sweetener also which could be problematic if overdone. It is rated Cat C meaning that it has not been tested and found to be safe. ...Read more

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Is lisinopril safe in pregnancy?

Is lisinopril safe in pregnancy?

No: Use of Lisinopril is contraindicated during pregnancy. Animal and human data have revealed evidence of embryolethality and teratogenicity associated with angiotensin converting enzyme (ace) inhibitors. When pregnancy is detected, ace inhibitors should be discontinued as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Pregnant just stopped taking procardia (nifedipine) -- any baby effects?

No: There are not withdrawal issues for the fetus from stopping procardia (nifedipine). If you were taking it for high blood pressure please confirm that your blood pressure is still normal off the medication. ...Read more

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Is sex while pregnant safe?

Is sex while pregnant safe?

As long as you do: Not have any problems but u need to ask your OB as your OB knows your situation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ramipril while pregnant?

Is it safe to take ramipril while pregnant?

Not so much: The ace inhibitor meds which include ramipril are considered category c (possibly safe) in the first trimester but move into category d later in pregnancy because of increased fetal & neonatal problems. Some can pass in breast milk but risk in breast feeding is considered minimal. ...Read more

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Is cephalosporin safe to take while pregnant?

Is cephalosporin safe to take while pregnant?

Yes: Cephalosporins are generally considered safe to take during pregnancy but check with your obstetrition. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take enalapril while pregnant?

Is it safe to take enalapril while pregnant?

No: Generally, ACE inhibitors like Enalapril are not recommended in pregnancy due to some adverse animal studies and very limited human studies. Most blood pressure problems in pregnancy can be addressed with medicines that have a more known effect on baby. ...Read more

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Felodipine (Definition)

Felodipine is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of ...Read more


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Plendil (Definition)

Plendil is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of ...Read more