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What medicne can I take while 23 weeks pregnant?

What medicne can I take while 23 weeks pregnant?

Depends on drug risk: It's always appropriate for an expectant couple to ask about diagnosis, possible treatments, drug risks vs benefits for the woman and fetus. In general physicians are comfortable prescribing medications that have been tested over a long period of time in pregnancy and shown to have no bad effects; such info is rare. So ask md/do to discuss and rph (pharmacist) to give package insert for any drug ...Read more

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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 cold medicines can I take if I am 28 weeks pregnant?

What cold medicines can I take if I am 28 weeks pregnant?

Pregnancy and Sinus: Pregnancy generally worsens existing sinus symptoms. Your placenta makes massive amounts of hormones that cause blood vessels to dilate. Saline nose sprays can be used and rhinocort aq has been approved for use in pregnancy (all others work, but have not been tested). Go to your OB and ask "what can i take for my sinuses?". ...Read more

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What medications can I take when I am 7 months pregnant?

What medications can I take when I am 7 months pregnant?

Ask ob doctor: The only medication really approved are prenatal vitamins but most doctors approve of tylenol (acetaminophen). You should discuss this with your OB doctor. ...Read more

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I take about 40 capsules of Advil (ibuprofen) every month when i menstrate , can I ever get pregnant?

I take  about 40 capsules of Advil (ibuprofen)  every month when i menstrate , can I ever get pregnant?

Yes : Taking advil (ibuprofen) doesn't make it any less likely that you can't get pregnant. Once you find out that you are pregnant you shouldn't take advil (ibuprofen), but you shouldn't new to take it because you won't be menstruating. :). ...Read more

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I am six months 2weeks pregnant can be abort ant what tablet can I take. Please help me?

I am six months 2weeks pregnant  can be abort ant what tablet can I take. Please help me?

Surgical abortion: Hi. Sorry, but there's no safe medical abortion at 6 months. You will need a surgical abortion. Talk with your gynecologist. Be safe. Don't do something foolish. It's YOUR health. Be good to yourself. Peace and good luck. ...Read more

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I am 4 weeks and 6 days pregnant. I take prontogest, duphastone, folic acid and spazmocure when needed. What can I do about my asthma without adding any drugs?

I am 4 weeks and 6 days pregnant. I take prontogest, duphastone, folic acid and spazmocure when needed. What can I do about my asthma without adding any drugs?

Oxygen best for baby: You don't list any asthma drugs. If you are having symptoms of asthma - cough, wheeze, difficulty breathing - you may be depriving your fetus of oxygen. The side-effects of not enough oxygen is impaired fetal growth, development, premature birth & stillbirth. In 30 years I have never seen an adverse effect of asthma medications on pregnancy. Talk to your ob/gyn & an allergist or pulmonologist. ...Read more

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I am 16 weeks pregnant. I have a prescription of ibuprofen given before I got pregnant. Is it safe to take ibuprofen during pregnancy?

I am 16  weeks pregnant. I have a prescription of ibuprofen given before I got pregnant.  Is it safe to take ibuprofen  during pregnancy?

Best not to: It is category C and in the 3rd trimester considered category D, so best NOT To take this medication. use acetaminophen instead, but always ask your OB/GYN before taking any medications. ...Read more

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I am exactly 5 weeks pregnant and I'd like to terminate the pregnancy using pills. Please, what pills and how am I supposed to take them?

I am exactly 5 weeks pregnant and I'd like to terminate the pregnancy using pills. Please, what pills and how am I supposed to take them?

Planned parenthood: Please go to the local office of planned parenthood, if you do not have a doctor. Go there as soon as possible. They will be able to help you and safeguard your health. Wish you good health. ...Read more

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I am pregnant till 4 weeks so what should i do which tablet should i take?

I am pregnant till 4 weeks so what should i do  which tablet should i take?

Your question is not: Please ask your question more clearly. Are you asking for a pill to get rid of your pregnancy or are you interested in keeping your pregnancy and need healthful tablets which most women take during pregnancy? Make it more clear. Ultimately you have to go to a doctor to help you, eith PCP or your gynecologist. if you do not have a doctor go to a hospital ER and they can find you further help. ...Read more

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I am 8 weeks pregnant and have a fever of 102. What can I do? I don't like taking pills anything natural i can do? I am nervous to take tylenol (acetaminophen).

I am 8 weeks pregnant and have a fever of 102. What can I do? I don't like taking pills anything natural i can do? I am nervous to take tylenol (acetaminophen).

See your doctor: It is very important that you see your doctor for this kind of advice. Don't accept on-line answers when a pregnancy is involved. There is too much at stake. ...Read more

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Im 9 weeks pregnant and have pinworms what can i take or do?

Im 9 weeks pregnant and have pinworms what can i take or do?

Several possible: The available common meds are all in category C during pregnancy.Pyrantel (OTC) ,mebendazole & Albendazole are all in this category.This just means there is not enough data to call it totally safe but no data that has documented harm. You might just wait a few more weeks until you are past 12 weeks so baby is not exposed during the important 1st trimester. ...Read more

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I am about 2 weeks pregnant what drugs can I take to remove the pregnancy.

Medical abortion: You need to see a ob-gyn md who can refer you to a md who will peform a safe and approved medication induced pregnancy termination. ...Read more

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4th month. Shall i take probiotics supplements.Is it safe during pregnancy?If it safe then at what stage i hav to take this tablets? and duration?

4th month. Shall i take probiotics supplements.Is it safe during pregnancy?If it safe then at what stage i hav to take this tablets? and duration?

Probiotics: Taking Probiotics are always safe. Your body needs the good bacteria to help with your digestion when pregnant or not. It is a form of bacillus that is necessary for complete digestion so your body can breakdown foods you eat and absorb all the nutrients that your growing fetus needs. ...Read more

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Im 10 weeks pregnant and i want to know what OTC drugs are not safe for me to take right now?

Im 10 weeks pregnant and i want to know what OTC drugs are not safe for me to take right now?

Otc meds: congrats to you! I'd strongly suggest avoiding as many meds as possible. While we have a lot of research on a lot of drugs we are not certain on them all. I suggest you ask this at your Ob appointment. Meds to avoid include alcohol, anti inflammatory meds, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at this point in your pregnancy. Meds to ensure you're taking include your prenatal vitamins and iron. ...Read more

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What cold medicine can I take while pregnant?

What cold medicine can I take while pregnant?

What symptoms?: It is best to limit medications while pregnant, and most over the counter cold remedies have only mild efficacy anyway. Avoid decongestants, which are stimulants that can raise your heart rate and blood pressure. You can take acetaminophen for fever and pain in appropriate doses. For congestion, try a humidifier and/or NetiPot. For a cough, try honey. Take Care! ...Read more

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Im 10 weeks pregnant what can I take for tension headaches? Aleve (naproxen) helps a lot but i can't take that right now

Im 10 weeks pregnant what can I take for tension headaches? Aleve (naproxen) helps a lot but i can't take that right now

Headaches/Pregnancy: Have you discussed with your obstetrician? Headaches may be associated or exacerbated with pregnancy. For tension ha you can try tyelenol. However, given pregnancy i would recommend injections such as trigger points for muscular pain or massage therapy prior. It may be beneficial to also try acupuncture. ...Read more

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Do i need to take vaginal progesterone suppositories before going on a long flight, am 5 months pregnant. Thanks?

Do i need to take vaginal progesterone suppositories before going on a long flight, am 5 months pregnant. Thanks?

Not unless doc says: Unless that was a specific recommendation from your doctor i would not do that. Progesterone supplementation is not a standard treatment for air travel. If your doctor recommended that for you for specific reasons then i would follow the doctors advice. ...Read more