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Will Taking Lactulose In Pregnancy Cause Labour
Not recommended: Irritating laxatives (Ex-Lax, for example) aren't recommended in pregnancy because they can cause uterine contractions. What is generally recommended are stool softeners such as Docusate Sodium and Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Is it safe to drink ballerina tea at 34 weeks preg? Contains senna and can cause extra bowel movements. Will it harm baby or cause labor?
Im take phentermine 15mg for a short time. Can it cause negative effects on a fetus if taken during conception or early pregnancy?
Category C: Phentermine is a category C drug meaning there may be potential risk and it is only used if the benefits outweigh the risks. It is a weight loss drug. Consider starting birth control until you reach your target weight. The benefits of Phentermine are very limited. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pregnancy with meds: You should notify your OB concerning any medications, as you should not take anything without the approval of your doctors. ...Read more
I am 28wks pregnant and need to take a laxative. Are laxatives with sennosides harmful during pregnancy?
Obstetrician: I firmly believe that a pregnant woman should check with her obstetrician before taking any medications and that includes over the counter ones as some products could stimulate uterine contractions although a simple stool softener like colace (docusate sodium) shouldn't be a problem. ...Read more
Possibly: There is literature linking the use of cocaine during pregnancy to ADHD and other disorders in which Dopamine levels are low in children. However, it has also been shown that continued use of drugs by mothers results in them not being emotionally available to their children that may cause behaviors that appear like ADHD. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What birth defects will Xanax (alprazolam) and narco cause if taken first 7 months of pregnancy? And when will they be noticeable?
Xanax (alprazolam): Xanax (alprazolam) should not be taken in pregnancy. It can result in withdrawal of the fetus at birth. It is reported to be associated with developmental delays, skeletal anomalies, and problems with brain development. Please discuss this your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is domperidone (vomistop) safe in pregnancy? Can it contribute if taken in early pregnancy in sever skeletal dysplasia?
Safety unknown: The safety of domperidone in pregnancy remains unknown. In a prospective study,120 1st- trimester pregnant women taking domperidone were compared against 212 age-matched pregnant women not exposed to any potential teratogenic agent. There were three babies born with malformations in each group. Pending more data, its not worth risking your child. Ref: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23445139 ...Read more
Dangerous to insert parsley vaginally and drink the tea taking high amounts of vitamin C when 5 weeks pregnant to cause miscarriage?
Yes: Do NOT try any "home remedy" to terminate a pregnancy! So many complications can occur-from infection/sepsis/death to hemorrhage/shock/death! Please go to a health care center, perhaps planned parenthood, or see your PCP. I believe in Europe there is an OTC medication that you can take to induce termination of pregnancy up to (and maybe longer) 6 weeks, but I do not know if it is available US ...Read more
Can use of vaginal progestrone cause nausea and vomiting in pregnancy when already suffering from severe morning sickness compelling to take zofran (ondansetron)?
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