Medications and Medicines

Antidepressants During Pregnancy

For the pregnant woman on antidepressants, the psychiatrist and the obstetrician can work together to find a suitable treatment that will work with pregnancy and keep baby healthy during gestation. ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Rubella Vaccination

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

Dalmane During Pregnancy - Is It Safe?

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

Allergy Shots

Is it safe to receive allergy shots when trying to conceive (TTC) and 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 »

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