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What over-the-counter drugs can cause you to miscarry?

What over-the-counter drugs can cause you to miscarry?

Yes: The most common is Ibuprofen which causes the placenta to tear off from the uterus. Many over the counter drugs including cold remedies contain ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more


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Over the counter drugs that cause miscarriage?

Over the counter drugs that cause miscarriage?

None: In the United States. It's a very bad idea. Pregnancy termination, or abortion, is legal in all 50 United States but you need a doctor's help; it is extremely dangerous to try it yourself. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter medicines cause miscarriages?

What over-the-counter medicines cause miscarriages?

Miscarriage: NSAIDS double your risk of miscarriage by interfering with the hormonal support. These are drugs like motrin and aleve. Most OTC drugs have not been formally studied, ask your doctor if you are concerned. Aspirin and tylenol (acetaminophen) are considered safe. ...Read more

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Are there any over-the-counter medication to cause a miscarriage?

Are there any over-the-counter medication to cause a miscarriage?

No: Bad idea. See a doctor in person if you want to discuss this further. ...Read more

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Are their any over the counter medicines that cause miscarriage. Does taking Ibuprofen during the first few weeks cause miscarriage?

Are their any over the counter medicines that cause miscarriage. Does taking  Ibuprofen during the first few weeks cause miscarriage?

33% of preg misc in : 1st trimester normally. To tease out just what causes them is a process of statistical inference! There is no data implying that ibuprofen causes miscarriage. In general, if you don't feel that you have to take a medicine then don't. Every action you take has its risks and its benefits. We believe that the risks to a pregnancy of taking ibuprofen are minimal and that it is safe to take. ...Read more

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How does drug use cause miscarriage?

How does drug use cause miscarriage?

Two ways: Studies through vanderbilt university medical center have linked cannabis w ectopic pregnancy ; early miscarriages. Marijuana ^’s anadamide levels which prevents correct embryonic development ; can lead to miscarriage or the embryo may not make it’s way to the uterus ; instead implants in the fallopian tube. ...Read more

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Are there any otc medications that will cause a spontaneous miscarriage? I am under 5 weeks.

Are there any otc medications that will cause a spontaneous miscarriage? I am under 5 weeks.

Not over the counter: You are referring to medical abortion. These medications are not available over the counter. They require a prescription. Each state has slightly different guidelines and rules regarding medical abortion. ...Read more

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Can taking malaria drugs cause miscarriage?

Can taking malaria drugs cause miscarriage?

Some: Some antimalrial drugs are not recommended for use during specific times in pregnancy due to the nature of risk to the fetus. ...Read more

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Can too much anti-malaria drug cause miscarriage?

Can too much anti-malaria drug cause miscarriage?

Yes,: A pregnant shouldn't as a general rule take no medication, illicit or not during pregnancy, especially during the first trimester. One glass of wine with dinner not a problem. If there is a compelling need to use a drug, the benefit vs the risk must be weighed by a specialist (high-risk obstetrician). If your planning travelling to an endemic malaria part of the world---fagetaboutit, seriously! ...Read more

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