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Is omnacortil 40 recommended during 8 weeks of pregnancy?

Hi, I am 8 weeks pregnant and having severe red patches(itchy) on my body for the last one week. I have been advised to take omnacortil 40 once a day by my doctor. Is Omnacortil 40 intake safe during first trimester of pregnancy?Please advise. Age: 28, weight: 58 Age: 28, Weig
Mon, 28 Sep 2015
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Hi.

Omnacortil is a steroid which can be used for a short duration of time and is only harmful when used for prolonged periods. So speak to your doctor about the duration of use and go ahead with it from there.

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Is omnacortil 40 recommended during 8 weeks of pregnancy?

Hi. Omnacortil is a steroid which can be used for a short duration of time and is only harmful when used for prolonged periods. So speak to your doctor about the duration of use and go ahead with it from there. Best wishes