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pregnant and taking prilosec

is anyone pregnant and taking prilosec?? I have a terrible ulcer and the doctor has me on prilosec. well i just found out im preggers again and when i called my dr to find out if it was okay to take the nurse i talked to said it was fine. I didnt think it was okay to take prilosec while pregnant. anyone else taking it and pregnant too??

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ProudMama4ever

Asked by ProudMama4ever at 10:15 PM on Jul. 5, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether Prilosec will harm an unborn baby.
    Arisce

    Answer by Arisce at 10:22 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • Zantac is safe if you would like to switch to something else, I took Zantac from week 26 until the day I delivered, sometimes even twice a day and it worked wonderfully with no ill effects on me or dd.
    rhianna1708

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 10:29 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • thanks I will call my doctor and see if i can switch.
    ProudMama4ever

    Comment by ProudMama4ever (original poster) at 9:43 AM on Jul. 6, 2010

  • my doctor has me on zantac it really helps and its super safe... hope you feel better
    datgurlmeggy

    Answer by datgurlmeggy at 8:02 PM on Jul. 6, 2010

  • bump
    ProudMama4ever

    Comment by ProudMama4ever (original poster) at 6:45 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

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