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Can taking a diazepam while pregnant increase sids in an infant?

Can taking a diazepam while pregnant increase sids in an infant?

Unknown: For many years diazepam & its related drug group have been known for having the potential to produce birth defects in babies & a withdrawal syndrome in newborns. It is listed as a category "d" drug, meaning it is never recommended in pregnancy due to its known toxic effect on the fetus. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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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Will my baby be ok if I took a diazepam before I was pregnant?

Will my baby be ok if I took a diazepam before I was pregnant?

Yes: The half life is measured in hrs, max of 60 hours meaning it would be gone from system within 2 weeks. Risks of birth defects, with rxs in general, only become an issue if present in significant amounts after the 1st 2 weeks of conception. ...Read more

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What will happen if you give 4mg diazepam IV instead of 0.8mg specially for a 3 mos old baby?

Quit breathing: That amount of med would likely sedate baby enough that s/he forgets to breathe.Hand or machine ventilation and or use of a drug reversing agent would be the ways to prevent death from such a mistake. ...Read more

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How soon after taking a single IV dose of diazepam (sedation for dental procedure) can I breastfeed my 7m old baby?

At least 24 hours: even though you will feel normal within a few hours, there will still be diazepam in your blood stream for at least 24 hours. ...Read more

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How does lupus affect pregnant women and babies?

How does lupus affect pregnant women and babies?

Blood pressure: Some women experiences flares while pregnant. In addtion, lupus can cause problems with mom's blood pressure and baby's growth. Very serious cases of lupus can be associated with blood clots and kidney problems. ...Read more

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Does monoamniotic pregnancy benefit babies in some way?

Does monoamniotic pregnancy benefit babies in some way?

Not really.: Monochorionic monoamniotic pregnancies are extremely rare (<1% of all twins) and very complicated because fetal demise (of one or both twins) can occur without any warning from umbilical cord entanglement. You may be referring to the "protection" from ttts (twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome) in mono/mono twins; this is indeed true, however the risks above trump that benefit. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Diazepam (Definition)

Diazepam belongs to the benzo family and has a long 1/2 life in the body. It is used for anxiety and muscle spasms. Neuro docs like to use it for patients with ms and stroke for muscle relaxation. It can also be used rectally for ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Intensol (Definition)

Intensol is a seizure agent which is a kind of ...Read more