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Taking lusic and aspirin pills during pregnancy okay?

Taking lusic and aspirin pills during pregnancy okay?

Only if: Rx ed by your doctor , and under supervision , speak to your og;gyn doctor , as a general rule should not take any medication on your own during pregnancy , with out the knowledge of your doctors during pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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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 zyrtec (cetirizine) safe during pregnancy?

Is zyrtec (cetirizine) safe during pregnancy?

Yes: It is a category b medication, indicating that it is safe in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is taking recola during pregnancy safe?

Is taking recola during pregnancy safe?

Lozenge: If you are referring to the throat lozenge ricola, then the answer is most definitely yes. ...Read more

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Is Claritin (loratadine) d 24 safe during pregnancy? I am 31 weeks pregnant

Is Claritin (loratadine) d 24 safe during pregnancy? I am 31 weeks pregnant

Claritin (loratadine): Claritin (loratadine) by itself is a class b, which means it is safe during pregnancy. I would try to stay away from the sudafed component. ...Read more

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Is Benadryl (diphenhydramine) nighttime safe to take during first trimester?

Is Benadryl (diphenhydramine) nighttime safe to take during first trimester?

Probably: One should try to avoid taking any medications during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy but Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is likely ok given its long safety profile. ...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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Can taking zyrtec (cetirizine) d daily affect a pregnant test result? Is allergy med safe for pregnant women?

Can taking zyrtec (cetirizine) d daily affect a pregnant test result? Is allergy med safe for pregnant women?

Not that I'm aware : I've not heard of zyrtec (cetirizine) d causing a pregnancy test issue. Regarding allergy meds in pregnancy, i generally avoid allergy meds that have a decongestant. So, regular zyrtec (cetirizine) would be preferred over zyrtec (cetirizine) d. Some antihistamines can be used in pregnancy for allergies. Benedryl is fine. However, without knowing your other meds, you should alert your OB what you are taking. ...Read more

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Taking Tramadol Hcl during pregnancy is it safe??

Taking Tramadol Hcl during pregnancy is it safe??

Not recommended: Tramadol considered Category C - Risk cannot be ruled out. Ask your OB-GYN for more information. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take sleeping pill alprex during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take sleeping pill alprex during pregnancy?

No: Alprax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine, a class of drug used in the treatment of insomnia and anxiety. Not only is it cat. D (unsafe to take during pregnancy), but also it is addictive and can make you and your baby addicted. This is now what you want. There are much safer alternatives. Talk to your doc about that. ...Read more

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Are ginger pills safe during pregnancy?

Are ginger pills safe during pregnancy?

What's in the pills?: Ginger is ok. But what is in the pills besides ginger? Not all companies take care to test or include ingredients considered safe for pregnancy. Even prescription pills can be counterfeit and include lead paint, floor wax, other toxins. Before taking new OTC pills, do searches for information about the company that makes them, show the bottle to your pharmacist or doctor, even check otis, reprotox. ...Read more

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Can I take Robitussin (guaifenesin) CF during pregnancy?

Can I take Robitussin (guaifenesin) CF during pregnancy?

DM is better: Robitussin (guaifenesin) with dextromethorphan (also know asrobitussin dm) may be replaced with a Codeine based anti-tussive if it is prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is tylenol3 with codeine safe during second trimester pregnancy if taken as prescribed?

Is tylenol3 with codeine safe during second trimester pregnancy if taken as prescribed?

Yes if : If this medication was given to you by a doctor with approval of your obgyn in order to treat a specific problem related to pain then it is ok for use. ...Read more

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Can i take nyquil while taking regular allegra (fexofenadine)?

Can i take nyquil while taking regular allegra (fexofenadine)?

Allegra (fexofenadine) and NyQuil: Hello. You can take Allegra (fexofenadine) and nyquil at the same time. No worries. ...Read more

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Is taking Vitex during your menstrual safe?

Is taking Vitex during your menstrual safe?

Yes: Vitex is derived from the chaste tree and contains mild phytoestorgens. It is recommended for menstrual cramps by those who use it. I am unaware of any literature suggesting Vitex is harmful. ...Read more

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Is Mucinex (guaifenesin) and zyrtec okay during breastfeeding?

Is Mucinex (guaifenesin) and zyrtec okay during breastfeeding?

Probably Safe: Guafenesin (mucinex) has some evidence of safety during breastfeeding while Cetirizine (zyrtec) has not been studied. Both are typically safe for use in children though so are unlikely to cause any issues. ...Read more

Dr. Ashraf Abdel Azeem
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Claritin (Definition)

Claritin is a non-sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more