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Is it safe to take prednisone while pregnant or breastfeeding?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rebecca Gray
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

If you have a condition that your doctor thinks Prednisone is necessary to treat, it is safe during pregnancy.

In brief: Yes

If you have a condition that your doctor thinks Prednisone is necessary to treat, it is safe during pregnancy.
Dr. Rebecca Gray
Dr. Rebecca Gray
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Yes to some extent.

It can worsen some problems that occur with pregnancy, including gestational diabetes, and also hypertension.
Because it induces Insulin resistance, large babies are more common. Afterwards, it is not a problem with breast feeding!

In brief: Yes to some extent.

It can worsen some problems that occur with pregnancy, including gestational diabetes, and also hypertension.
Because it induces Insulin resistance, large babies are more common. Afterwards, it is not a problem with breast feeding!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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