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Taking medication for wheezing. Will it cause any problem for pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Oct-2013
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Doctor:good morning
User:Hello Doctor, Very good morning, ...
Doctor:please proceed with your query
Doctor:are you there?
User:Iam married for 9 months and at home parents started to expect a baby....
User:I am using medicine for weesing problem, will it be any abstacle for getting pregnant, kindly advice
Doctor:what medicine are you using for wheezing?
User:formonide 250 inhaler
Doctor:please give me a moment
User:Sure Doctor
Doctor:It is a category C medicine
Doctor:it means
Doctor:Drug should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the foetus.
Doctor:So this is not to be used in pregnancy
Doctor:If you are trying to conceive, you must go talk to your doctor about changing the medicine
Doctor:are you there?
User:Thanks for the information Doctor, I will consult a doctor about this
Doctor:good day ahead
User:Thank you......
Doctor:bye for now
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