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Suffering with Rheumatoid arthritis, pregnant, on Saaz, hydroquin, etova. Are these safe during pregnancy?

Hi , i am Mrs. Pradhiba Senthil Kumar and I m 29 years old. I am suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis for the past 4 years. I am pregnant now and i am taking Saaz DS 1g (2 per day), Hydroquin (2 per day) and Etova 400 (1 daily but 2 when pain is more). i would like to know if these are safe to take during pregnancy. Thanks.
Asked On : Fri, 14 Sep 2012
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Saaz is safe in pregnancy, Hydroquin - please mention the composition if its an oral drug, Etova should be stopped before trying for pregnancy (it is a category C drug as per USFDA). In any case please increase Folic Acid intake to 2 mg/ day.
Answered: Wed, 19 Sep 2012
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