Can you take diabetes medication during pregnancy?

Answer On One Hand: Insulin is SafeInsulin is a medication commonly used to treat diabetes. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration classifies it as a "category B" drug for pregnancy use, which means that t... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Can you take diabetes medication during pregnancy

What happens if you take medication during the first weeks of pregnancy?

%DETAILS% Answer Most likely you weren't pregnant, and a few pills for a cold aren't usually harmful to a fetus. You could have still been pregnant and misscarried but I don't believe there is any ... Read More »

What are 2 main concerns of medication during pregnancy?

Benefit to health of mother vs risk of harm to fetus.

If you have type 2 diabetes, what medication(s) do you take?

At diagnosis I was given metformin 500mgs twice a day. Over the 7 months since then I have worked hard at my diet and exercise (lost almost 6 stone during that time too) and I am now off all drugs... Read More »

Is medication taken during pregnancy a cause of kidney disease in the infant?

please understand the reasons why you SHOULDN'T drink during pregnancy, FIRST.your newborn could suffer from permanent mental retardation, a lowered IQ level, or may have to live with the consequen... Read More »