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Vistaril During Pregnancy
I'm 25 weeks pregnant and my OB prescribed Vistaril for anxiety and insomnia. Is this widely considered safe during pregnancy?
Best discuss concern: With your OB who must weigh benefits and risks for you and your baby of any medication prescribed during pregnancy. Antihistamines are contraindicated in the first trimester and risk beyond that is uncertain. If necessary Vistaril is considered a good choice and it is recommended to drink ample water to overcome possible side effects. Alert OB to increased movement. Best regards for good health. Read more
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
OB prescribed vistaril for restless legs and sleeplessness. He said it was the same category as Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Now I see its pregnancy category C. Safe?
Not during pregnancy: Otherwise, it's safe.Get a more detailed answer ›
Foods: Anything you are allergic to of course, but most foods are relatively safe. The main thing is to stay aware from raw or improperly cooked food, improperly washed items and restrict your intake of high mercury containing fish (list of these available online). Look online for a healthy pregnancy diet to make good choices. Read more
See below: Certain fish like tuna may have mercury and should be avoided. It may be more important to concentrate on what you should eat and for that please consult this site for advice. Http://www. Choosemyplate. Gov/. Read more
No: That contains medicines which can be harmful in pregnancy. depending on how far pregnant you are, it can cause birth defects, development problems, or affect the fluid around the baby. That begin said, if you take a pill every so often it will not likely cause a problem but in general it is not recommended in pregnancy Read more