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Can II take a low dose of Xanax (alprazolam) during my first trimester of pregnancy?

Can II take a low dose of Xanax (alprazolam)  during my first trimester of pregnancy?

No: Xanax (alprazolam) is not safe to take during pregnancy because it can harm the fetus. Xanax (alprazolam) should not be taken while you are breastfeeding either. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant on xanax (alprazolam). ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Alprazolam (Definition)

Alprazolam is a short acting benzodiazepine, it does not last long in the system . So when used regularly with multiple doses to treat anxiety, it is associated with inter-dose withdrawal, tolerance and a resulting increase level of baseline anxiety. So in anxiety clinics, we use it only in cases of " flight , dentist or other infrequent anxieties, ...Read more


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Is if safe to have a 4hour road trip during first trimester?

Is if safe to have a 4hour road trip during first trimester?

Yes,and precautions: Yes you can, however do stop frequently (pit stops) to empty your bladder and stretch and most importantly wear your seat belt. ...Read more

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Is kristaloose oral solution used to relieve constipation safe tobuse during first trimester?

Is kristaloose oral solution used to relieve constipation safe tobuse during first trimester?

Should be OK: But the best thing to do with any questions about pregnancy is to address them to the doctor who will be delivering your baby. They are in the best position to provide advice and it is always helpful to doctors to know what is happening to their patients. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have intercourse during the first trimester?

Is it safe to have intercourse during the first trimester?

Yes: Intercouse in the 1st trimester is safe with one exception. During pregnancy it is unsafe to blow air forcefully into the vagina. ...Read more

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Is it safe to bend down during first trimester? Like to pick stuff off the floor and such, I'm about 6 weeks.

Is it safe to bend down during first trimester? Like to pick stuff off the floor and such, I'm about 6 weeks.

No worries: In a normal healthy woman, there are no special activity restrictions during pregnancy. As always in life, do everything in moderation... and use common sense. Common sense and immense patience are two valuable traits to practice, in preparing oneself to be a Mom, or a Dad. Avoid excessive worry, and "don't sweat the small stuff". ...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 cod liver oil safe during the first trimester? I was taking it to moisturize my eyes after lasik. I am worry about the vitamin a intake.

Is cod liver oil safe during the first trimester? I was taking it to moisturize my eyes after lasik. I am worry about the vitamin a intake.

See quote: "women in their reproductive years should be informed that the excessive use of vitamin a shortly before and during pregnancy could be harmful to their babies. The national research council's recommended dietary allowance for vitamin a during pregnancy is 1, 000 retinol equivalents (re)/day, equivalent to 3, 300 iu as retinol or 5, 000 iu of vitamin a obtained from the typical american diet …. ...Read more

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Xanax (Definition)

Alprazolam is a short-acting benzodiazepine which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug ...Read more