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Is it safe to take lescol (fluvastatin) while pregnant?

Is it safe to take lescol (fluvastatin) while pregnant?

Not safe: Lescol (fluvastatin) is a statin, and these are listed as pregnancy category x, reported to cause limb deformities , especially if taken during the first trimester. In rare cases, for patients with severe genetic lipid disorders ( hypertriglyceridemia of pregnancy) medications may be used late in pregnancy (third trimester) but in general , statins should be avoided , red rice yeast also! ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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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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Buttermilk safe when pregnant?

Buttermilk safe when pregnant?

Infection: Anything that could potentially harbor germs should be avoided in pregnancy, whether that is raw meat or milk products that have not been pasteurized. If you are craving for buttermilk, make sure it has been pasteurized. ...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 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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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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Is taking digene safe during pregnancy?

Is taking digene safe during pregnancy?

Antacid?: It is safe to use an antacid, this med has nothing harmful for the baby, it's commonly prescribed. ...Read more

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Is douching safe while pregnant?

Is douching safe while pregnant?

Not recommended: There is no reason anyone should douche. Douches actually cause infections by stripping the vagina of healthy bacteria. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take onglyza (saxagliptin) while pregnant?

Is it safe to take onglyza (saxagliptin) while pregnant?

Category B: It is considered a category b, which means no risk or adverse fetal effects have been shown but no controlled human first trimester studies are available to confirm. There does not appear to be a risk in the second or third trimester. ...Read more

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Is prospan safe during pregnancy?

Is prospan safe during pregnancy?

Prospan is a dried: Ivy leaf extract in syrup form that is used to treat bronchial inflammation ; cough. It is pregnancy category c. Drugs.Com defines fda category c as “animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus ; there are no adequate ; well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.” don't recommend use. ...Read more

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Is benefiber safe during pregnancy?

Is benefiber safe during pregnancy?

Yes: It can also help maintain regularity and help reduce hemorrhoids common in pregnancy as well since your bowell function will be more natural. ...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 nauzene safe during pregnancy?

Is nauzene safe during pregnancy?

Yes: It's basically just sugar and aspartame (nutrasweet). As long as you don't have phenyketonuria, you can take it. I am not a fan of aspartame anytime, and i think it's especially important to avoid as many artificial chemicals during pregnancy as possible, so i wouldn't recommend nauzene. There are other nausea treatments that i'd use first (try ginger tea). ...Read more

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Is it safe to take policosanol when taking lescol (fluvastatin)?

Is it safe to take policosanol when taking lescol (fluvastatin)?

Should be: Policosanol is a herbal medicine allegedly helpful in treating cholesterol related problems, just as Lescol (fluvastatin) is;i am not aware of any problems associa ted with the combination;but then policosanol has not been that well studied in this country, so the answer is uncertain;it could, conceivably potentiate statin side effects, such as heoatotoxicity as well as mypathies so caution is recommended. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use niaspan (niacin) while pregnant?

Is it safe to use niaspan (niacin) while pregnant?

Yes: Niaspan (niacin) is a slow release formulation of the vitamin Niacin which is safe to use when pregnant and is included in much lower amounts in prenatal vitamins. ...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 takn gravol safe when 7weeks pregnant?

Is takn gravol safe when 7weeks pregnant?

No: Quoting from their website: "pregnancy: this medication should not be used during pregnancy unless the benefits outweigh the risks. If you become pregnant while taking this medication, contact your doctor immediately." sounds risky to me. I advise natural remedies for morning sickness. See http://altmedicine.About.Com/od/healthconditionsdisease/a/morningsickness.Htm and my comment. ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
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Fluvastatin (Definition)

Fluvastatin is in the class of medications called "statins". It's brand name is lescol (fluvastatin). It is one of the older members of the class. It is primarily used to reduce cholesterol production by the body. Other common medications in this class include Lipitor (atorvastatin), zocor ...Read more


Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Lescol (Definition)

Lescol is a HMG-CoA enzyme blocker which is a kind of cholesterol/lipid ...Read more