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Can tizanidine be taken in pregnancy?

Can tizanidine be taken in pregnancy?

Class C: This medication is a class c medication which means that it may be harmful but there aren't sufficient human studies to say for sure. I would check with your wife or girlfriend's neurologist, as they prescribe this medication most frequently. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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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Can i take pedilax during pregnancy?

Can i take pedilax during pregnancy?

For constipation?: If you are asking about suppositories, the answer is yes. If you are speaking of oral, i would recommend something else, like MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) to help with constipation. It's not absorbed by the body and is gentler than many anti-contstipation medications. Make sure to drink a lot of water if you are having problems with constipation. Drink until your pee is clear/white, no yellow. ...Read more

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Can you take keprra during pregnancy?

Can you take keprra during pregnancy?

There is risk: Patients using Levetiracetam (Keppra) should be aware that there appears to be a small chance of malformations with using the medication while pregnant, but that the data are limited. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take your medicines during pregnancy?

Is it ok to take your medicines during pregnancy?

Depends : It depends on what medicines you're taking. Discuss each medication with your doctor and find out if it should be used during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you take antivirals during pregnancy?

Can you take antivirals during pregnancy?

Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is an FDA: Class B drug. Animal studies have shown no increased risk of fetal malformations; no definitive studies have been done in humans. Your OB may feel the risk of taking Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is less than the risk of having the " flu". A Danish study showed a 3-fold increase in Austic Spectrum Disorder in progeny of women who had the " flu" or other viral illness with fever for a week during gestation. ...Read more

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During pregnancy...Can i take vitaminc 1000mg ?

During pregnancy...Can i take vitaminc 1000mg ?

Of course: Vitamin c is extremely safe during pregnancy. I advise everyone to take at least 1000 mg twice a day whether pregnant or not. ...Read more

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Is zurtek safe to take during any point if pregnancy?

Is zurtek safe to take during any point if pregnancy?

Pregnancy category B: I assume you're referring to zyrtec (cetirizine) which is labeled pregnancy category b by fda which means "animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women or animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk ...". ...Read more

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Can you take tramadol during pregnancy?

Can you take tramadol during pregnancy?

Don't.: As a general principal, take no medications during pregnancy, esp. The first 12 weeks, when the organs are forming. A few drugs r considered safe, but most r harmful or unknown. Medication taken before or needed during preg must have benefits that outweigh possible risk. Tramadol, an atypical pain med, has no possible benefit. Check with your OB about any drug, rx or otc, herb or supplement. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Tizanidine (Definition)

Is a drug that is used as a muscle relaxant. It is a centrally acting α2 adrenergic agonist. It is used to treat the spasms, cramping, and tightness of muscles caused by medical problems such as multiple sclerosis, spastic diplegia, back pain, or certain other injuries to the spine ...Read more


Dr. Tipu Sultan
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Zanaflex (Definition)

Zanaflex is a muscle relaxant which is a ...Read more