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Sodium Phosphate Pregnancy
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
Dexamethasone phosph: No it can not be and it can be very dangerous if you use for that purpose. ...Read more
Just the opposite : Dexamethasone is not an anabolic steroid. Taking it without a doctor's prescription will cause serious health problems, including cushing's syndrome. The person will gain abdominal weight, lose muscle from arms and legs, the immune system may become suppressed. Etc. Not desirable. Patients taking this drug do so for other health problems and also deal with some side effects. ...Read more
Colonoscopy next week. I was prescribed sodium phosphate. Safe to use when I have Iga-nephropathy (normal kidney function) and I am taking enalapril?
Phosphate laxative: Phosphate laxatives are generally not safe with any kidney disease, although your status of normal function is reassuring. Phosphate can surge in excess and crystallize in kidneys that are inflamed. Seek a different laxative. And, be sure you remain well hydrated as you prep for the colonoscopy. Dehydration is a major threat to your kidneys, too. ...Read more
Does one dexamethasone sodium phosphate injection cause weight gain or water retention, please answer?
My 18 mo has bad ear infection and heavy coughing. Dr gave prednisolone sodium phosphate oral solution for cough. Is it ok for 18 mo old?
Are sulfacetamide sodium and prednisolone sodium phosphate ophthalmic solution eye drops good for treating bacterial pink eye in adults?
Eye drops: Sulfacetamide is useful but topical antibiotics are more effective. Prednisilone drops are not initially used and could be counter-productive. ...Read more
Can I mix prednisone sodium phosphate in milk? My 18 mo old spits it. Dr prescribe it for lasting cough with phlegm. What r side effects?
Can a single dose of dexamethasone sodium phosphate 24mg taken at 32 weeks pregnancy cause development or neurological delays in my unborn child?
No, a single course : Of antenatal steroids is considered to be the least risky and most effective treatment for avoiding breathing problems and other complications in premature babies. One study showed fluctuations in fetal heart rate for 4-7 days & some moms have side effects, but no adverse impact on infant development has been found. ...Read more
Normal alkaline phosphate before pregnancy. Normal increase during. 230 at delivery, 142 4 weeks pp, 142 6 weeks pp. is it normal to still be high?
Normal findings: We usually don't check or follow alkaline phosphatase, so I would not be worried if you are otherwise a young and healthy female. In the postpartum period you can be low on estrogen, which can lead to bone resorption and turnover, which is reflected by an elevated alkaline phosphatase, which is also seen during pregnancy. Breastfeeding can also lead to an elevated value. It will normalize, no worry ...Read more
Can these cause any issues with hearing :potassium chloride, disodium phosphate dodecahydrate and sodium dihydrophosphate dihydrate?
It is unlikely that any hearing loss is related to the items you list.
Hearing tests are essential — I have had them and am wearing hearing aids.
Many big stores offer hearing tests at no cost. In my area it is Costco or Sam's Club. There should be something like this all over the USA. ...Read more
36 weeks preg. Struggled whole pregnanvy w constipation. Milk of mag colace (docusate sodium) duralax nothing is working can I take a laxative in pill form? I'm miserabl
Is it ok to use mineral salt containing deodorants during pregnancy or when you are trying to conceive?
Yes: Yes, they're safe.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is a salty taste in the mouth normal during pregnancy? What can be done to reduce the taste of salt in the mouth during pregnancy?
Pregnancy can be associated with "dysgeusia," the "bad taste problem," maybe caused by high estrogen levels.
It's more common than you might think and can result in no taste or an altered taste, like metallic or bitter or salty. It's said that adding sour will stimulate taste buds. So does MSG. Baking Soda mouthwash, brushing teeth and tongue and frequent rinsing with water will help somewhat. ...Read more
Yes: It is safe and possibly even beneficial. ...Read more
Yes: As long as you are using them on your skin there is no problem. ...Read more
See below: Even though there are few side effects and minimal contraindications, there are several precautions to be aware of when using a T.E.N.S. Unit. The safety of T.E.N.S. During pregnancy (prior to 36 weeks) has not been established, so it should be used with the knowledge of the physician or midwife. T.E.N.S. Stimulation is of no curative value. T.E.N.S. Does not do anything to the underlying cause. ...Read more
Is sea salt better for u during pregnancy than regular salt. Does it have the same negative result if you consume too much?
No: No not under normal circumstances however salt may make you retain fluid. ...Read more
I excessively crave chocolate & salt (not together) all the time. Cravings got worse during my last pregnancy. Possible dx?
Is a natural toothpaste made of baking soda, sea salt and organic coconut oil effective in preventing tooth problems during pregnancy.?
Dental Hygiene: Excellent dental hygiene including regular brushing 2 or 3 times per day, flossing ideally every day and regular checkups will help keep you healthy during pregnancy. Due to the change in hormones, the gum tissue can swell and get inflamed. I would recommend at least 2 cleanings during the pregnancy, at the beginning and sometime toward the 5th or 6th month. ...Read more
Epsom=Jetsam: Quote: " As an ideal means of relieving stress at the end of a hard day, two cups of Epsom salts in a tub of hot water can help to soothe jangled nerves and restore a sense of well-being."-- I suspect the Epsom Salts will be doing the same for the yeast. In other words, when you get out of your relaxing bath, use a medication recommended by your doctor or pharmacist. ...Read more
Having sweet and salt carb cravings. My period isn't due till the 4th or 5th. Also, very mild cramping. Is it too early for pms? Could it be pregnancy?
Can be PMS: Assuming regular menstrual cycles, it's not too early in your cycle for your symptoms to be from pms. However, they can also be seen in pregnancy as well. Have you had unprotected sex? If so, pregnancy is possible. If your menstrual period comes next week your question will be answered. If it's missed, you can take a home pregnancy test to know. ...Read more
Cheese: Raw cheeses are not recommended to be eaten when pregnant. They are very hard to find in the U.S. ...Read more
Pasteurized laughing cow cheese has sodium phosphate in it. Is the sodium phosphate safe to eat while pregnant?
Yes: And it is best to eat only pasteurized (not raw milk) cheese. ...Read more
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