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    Default Anti diahrrea tablets and pregnancy?

    Has anyone taken similar tablets to gastro stop while pregnant? I take these when I have bad days with my IBS. I just read that you shouldn't take these while pregnant. Now I'm freaking out because I took one this morning.

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    You definately shouldn't take them while pregnant but how far along are you?? i took a few one day when my IBS was really horrible and i didn't know i was pregnant and all was fine i just checked with my dr and made sure not to take them again.

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    I'm 6-7 weeks. Really worried. I got a scan on thurs.

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    I think i was around 5 weeks and i took at least 3 tablets in one day and my little one turned out fine. definately don't take them again but i'm sure all will be ok

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    So what do u use or do to control IBS when pregnant?

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    Nothing unfortunately well i was told there pretty much isn't anything i could do. what do you normally use?? There is some treatmeants that might be alright but i'm not sure i can PM you if you like i've just started a new treatment but am not pregnant

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    I took them occasionally throuough, didn't cause any problems with DS. However best discuss it with your GP first, it's one of those things that there's no real evidence that it causes problems, but no proof that it doesn't.

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    Try not to freak out that you took one, I'm sure everything will be fine. I didn't know I was PG for 19 weeks and had been taking them frequently up to that point (I'd also been drinking every weekend too!!)

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    Thanks for your replies. I'm sure everything is ok. I hope

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baby mad View Post
    So what do u use or do to control IBS when pregnant?
    I found my IBS-D only flared up in early pregnancy when I was anxious. Now I'm 23 weeks and more constipated. I have had IBS-D a few times since entering second trimester. Can't really do anything to control it is what I've been told but I've found it's not as bad. More backed up than anything else!!! Good luck.


 

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