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Can taking weight loss pills have an affect on pregnancy? Mom took them in 70s

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: It can

Dehydration from weight loss pills or worse, scant amniotic fluid both have an effect on developing pregnancies when used.
Potassium losing diuretics are the most common form of weight loss pill..

In brief: It can

Dehydration from weight loss pills or worse, scant amniotic fluid both have an effect on developing pregnancies when used.
Potassium losing diuretics are the most common form of weight loss pill..
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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3 doctors agree

In brief: Very likely!

Diet pills during pregnancy is not needed and can be harmful to the baby .
With taking diet pills before pregnancy the risk is smaller than if you continued to take diet pills.

In brief: Very likely!

Diet pills during pregnancy is not needed and can be harmful to the baby .
With taking diet pills before pregnancy the risk is smaller than if you continued to take diet pills.
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