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Is ketaconazole cream safe during pregnancy?

Is ketaconazole cream safe during pregnancy?

No: Ketoconazole cream belongs to the fda pregnancy category c, which means possible adverse fetal effects based on animal studies. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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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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Fumgal cream is safe for pregnant?

Fumgal cream is safe for pregnant?

Anti-fungal creams: Anti-fungal creams on the skin are totally safe during pregnancy. There are some anti-yeast creams that come in form of vaginal suppositories. Those you should ask your OB about before use in pregnancy. But go ahead and treat your athlete's foot or ringworm! ...Read more

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Is Monistat safe during pregnancy?

Is Monistat safe during pregnancy?

Yes: Vaginal yeast infestions are common, and are even more common in pregnancy. Monistat is one of the over-the-counter anitfungals currently available and yes it is safe to use during pregnancy. Gyne-lotrimin and vagistat (tioconazole) are also available and are safe as well. If these don't work (you may not have yeast), or if the infection returns soon after treatment see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Is anovate cream for heamorroids during 36 weeks pregnancy safe?

Is anovate  cream for heamorroids during 36 weeks pregnancy safe?

Unknown: Here is the information available: •PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you plan on becoming pregnant, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Aclovate cream during pregnancy. It is unknown if Aclovate cream is excreted in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using Aclovate cream, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby. ...Read more

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Is pyrethrin shampoo safe to use during pregnancy?

Yes: While there is little data on the use of pyrethrin during pregnancy, in 2010, the cdc stated: " pregnant women may be treated with pyrethrins and piperonyl butoxide (cdc, 2010)" so i would assume that it is safe. Talk with your ob/gyn if you remain concerned. To find more information, please visit my site: www.Obgynhelp.Com. ...Read more

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Is Proactiv safe to use during pregnancy?

Is Proactiv safe to use during pregnancy?

No: One of the 3 part treatments in proactive is topical benzoyle peroxide. It is considered safety category c ( not advised) as animal studies have shown adverse effects on fetus. No human studies have been done to know for sure. ...Read more

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Is candarel safe during pregnancy?

Is candarel safe during pregnancy?

It may be safe but: It may be safe but no studies i could find about its safety during pregnancy as a precaution it is recommended not to use artificial sweetners and preservatives when you are pregnant in my opinion. ...Read more

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Is clinique safe to use during pregnancy?

Probably: If you are refering to the clinique make up, then most of the products are safe. I might recommend you bring any acne treatment products you use to your OB doctor to double check. ...Read more

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Is Mederma safe while pregnant?

Mederma: Yes unless you are allergic to onion. In fact it has proven to be effective for stretch marks. ...Read more

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Antifungal drugs safe in pregnancy?

Antifungal drugs safe in pregnancy?

I would not : Recommend taking or using any medication during pregnancy that is absolutely not necessary. If a fungal infection is present and causing an issue or endangering the baby then if played by your obygyn i would use it....Otherwise would not. ...Read more

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Is noni powder safe during pregnany?

Is noni powder safe during pregnany?

Uncertain: Reviewed this question on a number of sites and all stated that there are no studies on the effects of noni (Morinda citrifolia or Indian mulberry) on pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is promethegan safe for pregnancy?

Is promethegan safe for pregnancy?

Check w/doctor: Animal studies show some toxicity. No human studies have been done. Read the package insert and check w/your doctor before taking any medication while pregnant. ...Read more

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Is abreva safe to use during pregnancy?

Is abreva safe to use during pregnancy?

A revs: No human studies have been done on abreva and pregnancy. However, when the drug was given to pregnant animals, it did not appear to cause any problems. Because animals and humans can respond to drugs in different ways, if you become pregnant while using this drug, your healthcare provider will consider the benefits and risks in your particular situation. ...Read more

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Are topical anti-fungal creams safe to use during pregnancy?

Are topical anti-fungal creams safe to use during pregnancy?

Topical antifungal: Should be ok during pregnancy. But check with OB first as with any medication, . ...Read more

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Is miconazole nitrate safe to use during pregnancy?

Is miconazole nitrate safe to use during pregnancy?

Topical yes: If using as a topical agent for yeast / fungus it is safe. Oral miconazole "buccal" is a class C drug for pregnancy and should be used by physician prescription and after consult weighing the risks and benefits. Good luck and congratulation on the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take pimecrolimus in pregnancy?

Is it safe to take pimecrolimus in pregnancy?

Probably: While any drug taken during pregnancy has the potential to negatively affect the fetus, calcineurin inhibitors like tacrolimus and pimecrolimus are considered category c drugs, which means that they have not been associated with fetal loss or birth defects in animal studies. However, category c also means that these drugs have not been well studies in humans, so there may be potential risks. ...Read more

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Is Elidel (pimecrolimus) cream safe or is there a cancer risk? Thanks.

Is Elidel (pimecrolimus) cream safe or is there a cancer risk? Thanks.

Unknown: maybe slight cancer risks for reports, elidel (pimecrolimus) cream is second line , steroid ointments the best and probably alot less risky but only use steorid ointments up to max 2weeks/month or raise bp,cholesterol, thin skin and more. use vaseline[petroleum jelly after shower most days to scaly skin] ...Read more

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I have nasty eczema. How effective is elidel (pimecrolimus)?

I have nasty eczema. How effective is elidel (pimecrolimus)?

Somewhat: Elidel (pimecrolimus) is an anti-inflammatory cream used to treat eczema. It works best on mild to moderate eczema and when chronic treatment is needed. For moderate to severe eczema, often a more potent topical steroid cream is used to get the rash under control before switching to the safer, but weaker elidel. ...Read more

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How long should someone be on elidel (pimecrolimus)?

How long should someone be on elidel (pimecrolimus)?

Safety tips: It is not known if Elidel (pimecrolimus) cream is safe to use for a long period of time (possible cancer?) do not use Elidel (pimecrolimus) cream continuously for a long time. Use Elidel (pimecrolimus) cream only on areas of your skin that have eczema. Do not use Elidel (pimecrolimus) cream on a child under 2 years old. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: elidel (pimecrolimus)?

What is the definition or description of: elidel (pimecrolimus)?

Elidel (pimecrolimus): Elidel is the trade name for pimecrolimus which is a derivative of the macrolactam ascomycin which is an immunosuppressant. Its mechanism of action appears to involve inhibition of the activation of t cells. It also prevents the release of inflammatory mediators from mast cells. The drug may impair local immunosurveillance. It is second line therapy for atopic dermatitis. ...Read more

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Is elidel (pimecrolimus) an effective medication for vitiligo?

Is elidel (pimecrolimus) an effective medication for vitiligo?

YES: Phototherapy, a medical procedure in which your skin is carefully exposed to ultraviolet light. A dermatologist performs this treatment. Medicines applied to the skin, such as: corticosteroid creams or ointments, immunosuppressant creams or ointments, such as pimecrolimus (e), methoxsalen, skin graft, and lastly, several cover-up makeups or skin dyes can mask vitiligo. ...Read more

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Is Elidel (pimecrolimus) affective in treating rosacea or will it make it worse?

Is Elidel (pimecrolimus) affective in treating rosacea or will it make it worse?

It may help: Elidel (pimecrolimus) is a non-steroidal topical medicine that can help treat inflammation. Many patients with rosacea will need a topical steroid at times for flare-ups. However, Elidel (pimecrolimus) is a little more expensive than common, and certainly appropriate, topical steroids. You may want to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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How long will it take perioral dermatitis to heal with elidel (pimecrolimus)?

How long will it take perioral dermatitis to heal with elidel (pimecrolimus)?

Give it 3 weeks: If this does it respond/improve or gets worse within 3 weeks contact your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Is it possible for your skin to have a withdrawal from Elidel (pimecrolimus) cream?

Is it possible for your skin to have a withdrawal from Elidel (pimecrolimus) cream?

No: You do not indicate why it was used. Typical use is for eczema on the face. Elidel (pimecrolimus) can be very effective for this but is not a cure. So when you stop it you realize what is there in absence of therapy. ...Read more

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If I use elidel (pimecrolimus) once a day for years am i putting myself at increased risk for cancer?

If I use elidel (pimecrolimus) once a day for years am i putting myself at increased risk for cancer?

Risk/Benefit ratio: All drugs have risks and benefits, even Aspirin and Acetaminophen (tylenol). Medications are used for a benefit which is often very helpful. High benefit may be worth high risk or known side effects (eg chemotherapy). Here is info on Elidel (pimecrolimus) cream: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0045108/#ddic601811.Side_effects_section. ...Read more

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Just started Elidel (pimecrolimus) cream.What is the minimal time it must be on my skin after application to get fully absorbed before I can get me skin wet (shower)?

Just started Elidel (pimecrolimus) cream.What is the minimal time it must be on my skin after application to get fully absorbed before I can get me skin wet (shower)?

At least 20-30 min: The active agent is largely absorbed within 20-30 minutes, but it would be better to allow 1-2 hours for full active agent absorption before showering, but when done showering , pat the treated areas dry to avoid exfoliation of cells in the treated areas. Follow that with a moisturizer in treated areas. ...Read more

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I just moved to nebraska from mississippi. My 4 year old daughters eczema flared and was resistant to normal medicine like elidel (pimecrolimus). Why?

I just moved to nebraska from mississippi. My 4 year old daughters eczema flared and was resistant to normal medicine like elidel (pimecrolimus). Why?

Colder winters: Dry air secondary to winter indoor heating is the most likely causative agent assuming other allergic and stress variables unchanged. The dryness of the indoor air aggravates skin dryness making it itchier and stimulating the "itch scratch" cycle of eczema. Keep her bedroom cool, consider adding humidification, and be very aggressive with skin hydrating agents and oral antihistamines. Enjoy snow. ...Read more

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I have a red rash which affect my face and chest area which scratches me a lot and cause the area to flake up . If I use elidel (pimecrolimus) it goes away?

I have a red rash which affect my face and chest area which scratches me a lot and cause the area to flake up . If I use elidel (pimecrolimus) it goes away?

Red flaky face/chest: It sounds like you may have something called seborrheic dermatitis. Elidel (pimecrolimus) may be helpful, but alternate use of otc anti-dandruff shampoos a couple of times a week may be all you need. There are several types of skin problems that can cause what you describe, so your best bet is to see a dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more