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Taking Duvidilan, stomach cramps. Safe for baby?

Hi Good Day, I m currently on my 6th day of taking duvidilan. my tummy started cramping last week and that is the reason why i visited my doctor and told her about it. She gave me duvidilan and told me to take it foe a week. it s my 6th day of taking it now and there s stilla time that my tummy feels a little discomfort and somewhat cramping. is duvidilan really safe for my baby? do you also suggest i do some lab test or ultra sound/tvs or papsmear to get checked well and to see how my foetus is doing? pls. advise.. thanks you
Asked On : Thu, 11 Oct 2012
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Hi, welcome to healthcare magic

Duvidilan causes relaxation of the uterine and vascular smooth muscles. Studies have shown that it has a beneficial effect in reducing the chances of spontaneous miscarriage.It is rated category C by the FDA- this means they are unsure if it harms the baby.
You should consider speaking to your doctor regarding any concerns that you may have about the medication.

An ultrasound can be done to assess the baby and make sure that there are no complications.
A pap smear would not be done at this time.

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Answered: Thu, 11 Oct 2012
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