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Query about medication for cold during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hello
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   how can i help you ?
User :   yes....I am pregnent now and 2nd week running.
User :   I have nosal problem and I am using Otrinoz
User :   Can I use Otrinoz during pregnency ?
Doctor :   may i know your age please
User :   23
Doctor :   did you ask your gynecologist about it ?
User :   no....I didnt ask my Gynec.........My Gnec told iam pregnent and asked me to come after 3 weeks to do scanning and HCG test
User :   i mean blood test
User :   Regarding Otrinoz I didnt ask
Doctor :   i see
Doctor :   well the drug you are taking does not have any such severe side effects on the fetus
Doctor :   how bad is your nasal problem ?
User :   I cant breath during winter.......In that situation I am taking Otrinoz which i get relief for next 12 hours
Doctor :   ok well let me tell you one thing
Doctor :   NEVER take any medications without for FIRST consulting your gynec
Doctor :   thats should be your rule no one
Doctor :   now that you are pregnant
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   as for this specific medication
Doctor :   its ok to take for short term
Doctor :   but not long term
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   infact i will suggest you to stop taking it
Doctor :   as it is contraindicated BUT only considered safe if your nasal problem is extremely severe
Doctor :   but still on the safe side you should discontinue it
Doctor :   until you get a green channel from your gyne
User :   ok sure....tomorrow I will ask my Gynec........
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats good
User :   regarding food do I need to refrain from eating any items?
Doctor :   well not really
Doctor :   just avoid the oily stuff
Doctor :   and a detail chart is with every gynecologist
Doctor :   to tell you whats good to eat and what to avoid
User :   ok i will get the chart.....
User :   and is it ok if I do house hold work like bending, cleaning...........will that be a problem ?
Doctor :   no at all
Doctor :   you can do it
Doctor :   no problem in all that
Doctor :   just live your life be happy and be positive
User :   ok sure
User :   Thanks for the information
Doctor :   your welcome
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   good bye
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