Medications and Medicines

Anthrax Vaccine and Male Fertility

My husband received the anthrax vaccine several years ago while in the army. Could that affect our chances of having a healthy baby? ... read more »

I Took Provera and Still Didn't Get My Period

I have no period and did not bleed at all even after taking Provera. What does this mean? ... read more »

Medications During Pregnancy

Here is a comprehensive list of common medications you may take while TTC and during pregnancy. Learn about their effects on you and your baby. ... read more »

Metformin and Pregnancy

Is Metformin a problem during pregnancy? ... read more »

Phentermine - Diet, Pregnancy, and Miscarriage

Phentermine is categorized as category C in pregnancy because it is chemically related to amphetamines, which have been shown to cause miscarriages and birth defects. ... read more »

Is Dramamine Safe During Pregnancy?

Dramamine (or dymenhydinate) is a Class B medication in pregnancy and generally considered safe during pregnancy. ... read more »

Progesterone Suppositories

Can progesterone suppositories prevent me from getting pregnant? ... read more »

Clomiphene and Twins

What are my chances of twins while on Clomiphene? ... read more »

TB (Tuberculosis) Test During Pregnancy

Is it safe to get a TB (tuberculosis) test during pregnancy? ... read more »

Is Depo Provera-Harmful to the Fetus?

After Depo Provera there is an unlikely risk of fetal malformations. ... read more »

Leuprolide Side Effects

What are potential side effects of Leuprolide? ... read more »

Progesterone Supplements

When should I take progesterone supplements? ... read more »

Clomiphene (Clomid)

How does clomiphene (Clomid) work? ... read more »

Antibiotics Safety During Pregnancy

Are antibiotics safe to take during pregnancy? Generally antibiotics are needed to treat an infection, and benefits far outweigh possible risks. ... read more »

When to Start Clomid (Clomiphene Citrate)

When do I start Clomid (clomiphene citrate)? ... read more »

Clomiphene and Cancer Risk

Does clomiphene increase cancer risk? ... read more »

Follistim Contraindications

What are the contraindications to Follistim? ... read more »

Decongestant Nasal Spray During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Are decongestant nasal sprays safe during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? Sprays are made using different medications and it depends on which one you choose. ... read more »

Can I Take Nexium During Pregnancy and While Breastfeeding?

Is the drug Nexium, which is used to treat GERD and other stomach issues, safe to use while pregnant? How about if you are breastfeeding? ... read more »

Is Lidocaine Safe During Pregnancy and While Breastfeeding?

Lidocaine passes very quickly through the placenta so doctors suggest only using the anesthetic for established medical needs, but is it safe during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

Is Taking Pepcid AC During Pregnancy Safe?

All about Pepcid AC during pregnancy, breastfeeding, and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Diet Pills, Pregnancy, Fertility, and Conception

The risk of fetal alcohol syndrome is too great, and avoiding alcohol altogether during conception is best. Another thing you should avoid during your conception is taking diet pills. ... read more »

Taking Thyroid Medication During Pregnancy

Women with hypothyroidism, or a diminished production of the thyroid hormone, need to continue their thyroid replacement medication even during pregnancy as it is essential to their health. ... read more »

How does FertilAid work?

How does FertilAid work? ... read more »

FertilAid-Preventing birth defects

Does FertilAid contain Folic Acid to help prevent birth defects? ... read more »

FertilAid-Contraindications

Are there any safety guidelines or contraindications with FertilAid ? ... read more »

FertilAid and benefits

How long will it take to experience the benefits of FertilAid? ... read more »

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Maybe Not As Safe As Once Thought

A new study suggests that acetaminophen (Tylenol) may not be as safe as it was once thought to be. The research team advises taking it with caution and never taking more than the recommended dosage. ... read more »

Accutane and Pregnancy

Is accutane safe while trying to get pregnant and during pregnancy? ... read more »

Don't Stop Antidepressants in Pregnancy

Women who are taking anti-depressants before becoming pregnant may need to continue taking the medication even after they conceive. ... read more »

Pepcid Complete During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Pepcid Complete during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Tagamet HB During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Tagamet HB during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Prilosec During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Prilosec during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Antacids During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about antacids and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe to use while pregnant and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

Categories of Drugs In Pregnancy

Drugs in pregnancy are categorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) into category A, B, C, D, or X, depending on how much evidence there is of potential harm to the fetus: ... read more »

Breastfeeding and Medications

Is it a problem if I take certain medications while breastfeeding? ... read more »

Clomiphene - Ovulation

How many women ovulate on Clomiphene? ... read more »

Rubella Vaccination

After a rubella vaccination it's recommended to not get pregnant for 28 days. ... read more »

Medications and Pregnancy

Should I continue or stop taking medications during pregnancy? ... read more »

Penicillin and Pregnancy

What does Penicillin do? ... read more »

Clomiphene and Menstrual Period

Why do I need to get my period before clomiphene? ... read more »

Femara (Letrozole) and TTC

Should I use it? Ovulation problems are among the most common causes of infertility and they are responsible for up to 50% of all cases of infertility. ... read more »

Motrin (Ibuprofen)

Is taking Motrin (Ibuprofen) OK when trying to conceive (TTC)? ... read more »

Alternatives to Antibiotics During Pregnancy

When your doctor prescribes an antibiotic it is important to understand why you should take it. You also may want to discuss with your doctor alternatives. ... read more »

Fetal Risk of Using Antibiotics During Pregnancy

Most antibiotics are safe to take during pregnancy especially when the risks of not treating an infection are possible higher than the treatment. ... read more »

Can I Use Acne Skin Care Products While Pregnant?

While pregnant moms may see an increase in acne during pregnancy, many prescription acne treatments are not considered safe during pregnancy. ... read more »

Can I Consume Omega 3 During Pregnancy?

Omega 3s are essential for everyone in life and that is a fact that is not limited to people not carrying children. The controversy over the consumption of Omega 3s during pregnancy is in regards their source. Can I consume Omega 3s during pregnancy? ... read more »

Are Psoriasis Treatments Safe During Pregnancy?

There are a few studies that have linked the hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy with psoriasis outbreaks. There are several factors that can be the cause of the psoriasis breakout and these are not limited to the change in hormones. ... read more »

Clomiphene Regimen

How is clomiphene usually given? ... read more »

Rubella Vaccination - When Is it Safe to Get Pregnant?

How long after I have the rubella vaccine should I wait to get pregnant? ... read more »

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