Are Some Medicines Off-Limits During Pregnancy?enparents out what the experts have to say.medications, medications during pregnancy, taking medicines while pregnant06/05/200608/28/201908/28/2019Elana Pearl Ben-Joseph, MD08/23/2019b10450ea-ba1a-486c-88e1-667665692ebe<p><em>I just found out that I'm pregnant. Are there some medicines I can't take now?<br /> </em>&ndash; <em>Selena</em></p> <p>Women should steer clear of many medicines during pregnancy. Even common over-the-counter (OTC) medicines might be off-limits because of possible effects on a developing baby. Some prescription medicines also can cause problems, as can herbal remedies and supplements.</p> <p>Talk with your doctor:</p> <ul> <li>If you already take medicine for a health condition. He or she can talk with you about the pros and cons of taking it during pregnancy.</li> <li>Before taking any medicines, including prescriptions, OTC medicines, herbal remedies, and supplements. You'll want to be sure they're OK during pregnancy, even if they seem like no big deal.</li> </ul> <p>Tell any health care provider that you see that you're pregnant.</p>¿Hay algunos medicamentos que están prohibidos durante el embarazo? Sepa lo que dicen los expertos.
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