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Are medicines like magnesium sulfate and steroids proved safe in pregnancy?
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Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes !
Steroids either for fetal lung maturation or for asthma in pregnant women are very safe as long as supervised by a physician.
Magnesium sulfate has a good safety track . The maternal blood levels need to be monitored. Occasionally , newborns may show some lethargy when exposed during labor. The baby's pediatrician will be informed and precautions taken at birth.

In brief: Yes !
Steroids either for fetal lung maturation or for asthma in pregnant women are very safe as long as supervised by a physician.
Magnesium sulfate has a good safety track . The maternal blood levels need to be monitored. Occasionally , newborns may show some lethargy when exposed during labor. The baby's pediatrician will be informed and precautions taken at birth.
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