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Should i take betnesol in DCDA twins of 26 th week of pregnancy ?

i am 26 week pregnat.i have dcda twins.my doctor advised me to take 2 dose of betnesol 12 mg Injection.should take it????as it is a steroid has it any harmfull effect on the twins??
Fri, 29 Apr 2011
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As far as possible you avoid steroid injection but if it is prescribed by specialist and without this injection for which it is advised is likely to affect the twins if it is not given then as pregnancy is26 weeks,you may take.
But you opinion of both your gynac and the doctor who prescribed.
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