Medications and Medicines

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 »

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 »

Medications During Pregnancy

Medications in Pregnancy: General Information ... read more »

Clomiphene and Cancer Risk

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

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 »

Follistim Contraindications

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

When to Start Clomid (Clomiphene Citrate)

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

Antibiotics Safety in Pregnancy

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

Progesterone Supplements

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

Clomiphene (Clomid)

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

Leuprolide Side Effects

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

Is Depo Provera-Harmful to the Fetus?

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

TB (Tuberculosis) Test During Pregnancy

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

Clomiphene and Twins

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

Progesterone Suppositories

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

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 »

Metformin and Pregnancy

Is Metformin a problem during pregnancy? ... 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 »

Pitocin Oxytocin and Autism or ADHD

  Is there a relationship between pitocin/oxytocin labor use and autism or adhd? ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

FertilAid Ingredients

What are the ingredients in FertilAid? ... read more »

Pergonal and Ovarian Cancer

Some studies have found an association between ovarian cancer and certain ovulation-inducing medications such as gonadotropins (Pergonal is a member of this drug group) while other studies have not. ... read more »

FertilAid and IVF

Should I take FertilAid in conjunction with Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Can I take FertilAid while I have IVF? ... read more »

Clomid Clomiphene and Provera Bleeding

Provera is usually given prior to clomid to cleanse the uterus, empty the old uterine lining and get ready to implantation. ... read more »

DES Exposure

DES (diethylstilbestrol) is a synthetic form of estrogen, a female hormone. There is some evidence that the risk of tubal (ectopic) pregnancy, miscarriage, and premature delivery is increased for a DES-exposed daughter. ... read more »

Should I Continue Taking my Medications During Pregnancy?

Most medications are safe in pregnancy. Before discontinuing or stopping any medication because of a pregnancy, it's important to talk to your doctor. ... read more »

Allergy Shots

Is it safe to receive allergy shots when trying to conceive (TTC) and during pregnancy? ... read more »

Dalmane During Pregnancy - Is It Safe?

Dalmane is a category X drug and it should not be taken during pregnancy. ... 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 »

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