What are the medicines preferred during pregnancy?
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Hello, My wife is 19 weeks pregnant, please let me know what are the medicines/tonics preffered during pregnancy in these period.
Posted Mon, 23 Dec 2013 in Pregnancy
Answered by Dr. Mahesh Koregol 21 minutes later
Brief Answer: Iron Detailed Answer: Hi, Welcome to healthcare magic. As of now she needs balanced diet. Along with that she can start on iron tablets one daily. Only after 2 months she can start calcium supplements. Hence she does not need any other medicine that an iron tablets. Please get anomaly scan done next week by a good scan centre. Regards, Dr. Mahesh Koregol
Follow-up: What are the medicines preferred during pregnancy? 10 minutes later
Thanks for replying. Do we need to do Quadruple screen/Triple screen test. We have done all the first trimester test. 1.Haemogram 2.ABO& RH grouping 3.Glucose -fasting 4.HIV 1& II elisa 5.HBSAG- Elisa 6.Rubella IGG & IG M 7.Thyroid function test 8.HB-electrophoresis 9.Urine routine and microscopy 10.Ultra sound scan level 1 All the reports are normal.
Answered by Dr. Mahesh Koregol 1 minute later
Brief Answer: NO Detailed Answer: Hi, As of now those tests are not needed. You please get anomaly scan at 20 weeks. Thats all. Tests you have done are enough. You dont need any more. Just relax. Regards, Dr. Mahesh Koregol