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Doctor insights on: Vistaril During Pregnancy

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I'm 25 weeks pregnant and my OB prescribed Vistaril for anxiety and insomnia. Is this widely considered safe 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

Dr. Eric Weisman
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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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What foods are dangerous during pregnancy?

What foods are dangerous during pregnancy?

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

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How effective is Urizone during pregnancy?

How effective is Urizone during pregnancy?

Good medication: For most Bladder infections it would work well, provided it is uncomplicated. It is safe in pregancy. It is a script medication, and should be used under a doctor's instruction only. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid during pregnancy?

What foods should I avoid during pregnancy?

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

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Is it okay to eat maracuya during pregnancy?

Is it okay to eat maracuya during pregnancy?

Looks like it: Maracuya is another name for passionfruit. It's a healthy diet choice, very sweet with a high water content, rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Its many varieties are eaten widely in many cultures around the world. Enjoy. ...Read more

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Which ieg should be elevated during pregnancy?

Which ieg should be elevated during pregnancy?

No difference: Leg swelling increases during the third trimester of pregnancy. Elevating both legs is usually recommended to help reduce edema of the legs. If you ate having only one leg swelling, then you can elevate the one that is swollen. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take Naxdom 500 during pregnancy?

Is it okay to take Naxdom 500 during pregnancy?

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

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Could you eat the seeds in kiwi during pregnancy?

Could you eat the seeds in kiwi during pregnancy?

Yes: I've never heard that there is anything wrong with eating kiwi in pregnancy. Healthy and safe. ...Read more

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Is it common to feel overwhelmed during pregnancy?

Is it common to feel overwhelmed during pregnancy?

Yes: It can get overwhelming, especially with work and having to care for your family. In addition there is a lot of information out there, some good, some not so good, and can lead to information overload. Try doing yoga. ...Read more

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What is the cause of candidaisis during pregnancy?

What is the cause of candidaisis during pregnancy?

Yeast: Yeast infections are very common in pregnancy. This is due to changes in the immune system. Fortunately over the counter yeast vaginal creams are widely available. ...Read more

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Am I allowed to use sultamicillin during pregnancy?

Am I allowed to use sultamicillin during pregnancy?

Pregnancy category B: Sultamicillin is considered category B for pregnancy. This means it should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed. Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. Discuss with your OB/Gyn risks vs benefits in choosing this medication. ...Read more

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Nescafé decaffeine is okay to use during pregnancy?

Nescafé decaffeine is okay to use during pregnancy?

Decaff pregnancy: At typical levels of caffeine intake, there does not appear to be an association between caffeine consumption and adverse reproductive events. Decaffeinated caffeine and regular caffeine intake up to 200-300 mg day appear to be safe in pregnancy. ...Read more

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What should be avoided during pregnancy in terms of diet?

What should be avoided during pregnancy in terms of diet?

Pregnancy: Eating well balanced meals is important at all times, but it is even more essential when you are pregnant. There are essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that your developing baby needs. Most foods are safe; however, there are some foods that you should avoid during pregnancy.
Check out http://americanpregnancy. Org/pregnancyhealth/foodstoavoid. Html for more info. ...Read more

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Should prenatals be taken during the first month of pregnancy?

Should prenatals be taken during the first month of pregnancy?

Yes and before: It is common to start using prenatal vitamins before, during, and even after pregnancy. Most OB doctors recommend use of prenatal vitamins during pregnancy. One great benefit is getting the required amounts of Folic Acid which help prevent neural tube defects. ...Read more

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Smoking during pregnancy?

Smoking during pregnancy?

Very bad idea: Smoking will hurt not only your health but also your baby's health for the rest of his/her life. Quit asap. It is not easy. Consult your doctor for assistance. ...Read more

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Is wine ok during pregnancy?

Is wine ok during pregnancy?

Alcohol in pregnancy: As a physician, the recommendation is no alcohol during pregnancy. Would a glass here or there probably be okay once you are out of the first trimester? Probably as most risks are with heavy consumption. So, would not recommend it but one glass is probably not the end of the world. ...Read more

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Is avil safe during pregnancy?

Is avil safe during pregnancy?

Do you mean ADVIL (ibuprofen)?: Generally, it isn't recommended during pregnancy. Avil (pheniramine)
is an antihistamine which has anticholinergic effects that is used for allergic conditions. Avil is pregnancy category c. Drugs. Com defines fda category c as “animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus ; there are no adequate ; well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use >. ...Read more

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Is odomos safe during pregnancy?

Is odomos safe during pregnancy?

Most likely: I looked up this product and its likely safe for use. However, no can promise you safety until we see reports on users hand what there pregnancy outcomes where. These students usually come from observation as most people are unwilling to subject themselves to studies where the outcome may be a bad effect on your baby. ...Read more

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Is Mypaid safe during pregnancy?

Is Mypaid safe during pregnancy?

No: Prefer not to use any. It contains Ibuprofen. Panado or alternative measures like physio, ice etc. Is better. ...Read more

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Is avil 25 safe during pregnancy?

Is avil 25 safe during pregnancy?

Avil (Pheniramine): Is an antihistamine which has anticholinergic effects that is used for allergic conditions. Avil is pregnancy category c. Drugs. Com defines fda category c as “animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus ; there are no adequate ; well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.”. ...Read more

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Is Ampiclox good during pregnancy?

Is Ampiclox good during pregnancy?

Not available in USA: This drug is not available in the us that I can find. However both ingredients have a pregnancy class b rating indicating no birth defects have been noted. ...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 diarrhia normal during pregnancy?

Is diarrhia normal during pregnancy?

NO!: Diarrhea is never normal. If anything pregnancy can give you constipation from the Progesterone effects. If you are experiencing diarrhea episodically or recurrently during pregnancy check your thyroid function because hyperthyroidism can be the reason. Also consider gastrointestinal evaluation for irritable bowel or inflammatory bowel diseases which are quite common in young women. ...Read more

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Is there ovulation during pregnancy?

Is there ovulation during pregnancy?

NO: Your body naturally blocks ovulation once hormone levels of beta HCG are detected in the blood. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride (Definition)

Hydroxyzine is the generic name for medicines called Atarax or vistaril (hydroxyzine). These are antihistamines that can reduce itching but also cause drowsiness. Vistaril (hydroxyzine) is also used as ...Read more


Dr. Tipu Sultan
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Vistaril (Definition)

Vistaril is a sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more