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Safe Oseltamivir Pregnant Nursing
The brand name is tamiflu. It is a prodrug, which means it is inactive until metabolized by a person's body into the active form. It blocks neuraminidase, an enzyme in influenza virus; by doing this, it prevents the flu virus from detaching from the host cell and slows the spread of the virus. It comes in a tablet form, as ...Read more
For Dementia: It would be unusual to prescribe Exelon (rivastigmine) for a p[regnant woman, as it is generally used for dementia, which would rarely afflict a woman of child bearing age. However, familial alzheimers disease can rarely afflict people as young as in the forties, so pregnancy may still occur. I would not recommend Exelon in a pregnant woman. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is canesoral (external cream and oral capsule) safe to use while breastfeeding? (on the box, its says do not use if pregnant, nursing).
Herbs are drugs too: Most small molecule drugs are derived from herbs. So herbs are drugs & should be treated with the same degree or awareness & caution. Both melatonin & chamomile, common herbs used to promote sleep, should not be used in pregnancy. How about trying meditation or listening to a recording or ocean waves? If you must use something try benadryl. It makes most people sleepy & is rated pregnancy class b. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My job is a nursing assistant and I am 11 weeks pregnant i was wondering is it safe to work as a cna while pregnant? There's a lot of lifting involved
Ask your OB MD: Since I am not aware of all your job functions you need to talk to your OB md and enumerate all of them. ...Read more
Pregnant & was rx'd progesterone to prevent miscarriage. I am still nursing my toddler.Safe to take this? My doctor's policy is: no to anything listed as "prob safe" even tho plasma levels are low.
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
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