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Medications to void during pregnancy:

Post by on Saturday, October 16, 2021

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Self-medication and taking medicine on the advice of a person other than the doctor is the commonest trend nowadays which has proven very dangerous and detrimental as a result of which the patients reaching to the doctor with multi-organ failure like: Renal failure, Hepatic failure etc. This malpractice should be avoided as especially during pregnancy because some drugs are contraindicated during pregnancy.

Below is a sampling of a few of the drugs that we know pregnant women should avoid.

1. Chloramphenicol

2. Cipro and levofloxacin

3. Primaquine

4. Sulfonamides like Trimethoprim

5. Codeine

6. Ibuprofen

7. Warfarin(Coumadin)

8. Clonazepam

9. Lorazepam

Dr Khalid Ur Rehman,

MD physician, Medical Officer J&K Health Services

 

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