Generic Name: AMPHETAMINE/DEXTROAMPHETAMINE EXTENDED-RELEASE -
ORAL Pronounced: (am-FET-a-meen/DEX-troe-am-FET-a-meen) Adderall XR Oral Precautions
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or
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epinephrine, pseudoephedrine); or if you have any other allergies. This product
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problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This medication should not be used if you have certain
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certain mental/mood conditions (e.g., agitation,
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This is the third post in our series on how pregnancy and asthma affect each other. We've learned about the effect that asthma and pregnancy have on your body and the effect that the combination can have on your baby, both before and after it is born.
In this post, you'll learn about actions you can take to keep asthma in control during pregnancy and keep both you and your child healthy.
Asthma Control Is the Key to Keeping You & Baby Healthy
Since asthma control is a realistic goal for most people, then it should also be possible for most pregnant women too. Here are some steps you can take to keep your asthma under control while pregnant:
Team up with your doctor to manage your asthma. A pregnant woman with asthma should have regular prenatal care from an obstetrician, and you should get started on that as soon as you think you are pregnant. The doctor can use ultrasonic testing, fetal heart monitoring and other measures to evaluate your baby's health.
When mothers took probiotics during pregnancy and while breastfeeding, their babies were less likely to develop eczema according to a new study completed in Finland.
Probiotics are the “good bacteria” needed for good bowel health. Our intestines have both good and bad bacteria. When the bad bacteria overrun the good, you can get a number of intestinal problems, such as diarrhea, yeast infections and inflammatory bowel disease. Probiotics, or good bacteria, help to stop the growth of the bad bacteria and can regulate intestinal problems. Probiotics are found in yogurt with the words “live and active cultures” on the label and are also available in supplement form.
The Research Study
The study included 241 pregnant women, all with a history of allergies, who were divided into two groups. One group took a probiotic formula to be mixed in a glass of water each day. The other group received a bacteria-free powder to mix with water – a placebo. T...
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