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Diet and medicines during pregnancy, hypothyroid - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   My wife is 7 weeks pregnent .....and as per doctor advise she is using folic acid and sustain tablets
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and also she has hypothyroid
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so doctor asked us to use thyroxine tablets
User :   and also vitamin tablets
Doctor :   That is right
User :   i just want to know is it ok if she uses all these tablets wont it produce heat
User :   ?
Doctor :   No these tablets are essential for her now both for the well development of the baby in the womb and also later
Doctor :   So she should not miss a single dose
Doctor :   however Folic acid can be stopped after 12 weeks
Doctor :   Thyroxine should not be missed now
User :   oh ok sure
User :   and aslo doctor asked us to use multivitam mineral capsuals
User :   what is this for?
Doctor :   Ok That is not essential medicine right now
Doctor :   You may skip it now and use after 12 weeks
Doctor :   However give conscious time to have good diet
User :   ok
User :   can she take all types of vegetables like ginger, garlic.......?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   She should avoid fried food, spicy food
Doctor :   She should include more vegetables, fruit and milk in her diet
User :   ok sure...
User :   thanks for the valuable information
User :   thats it from my end
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
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