Tag Archives: Pregnancy

In Brief: More Data on Pregabalin (Lyrica) and Pregnancy

Pregabalin (marketed in the US as Lyrica) is approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of epilepsy, fibromyalgia, and neuropathic pain.  It is also used off-label to treat psychiatric disorders, most commonly generalized anxiety disorder. While it is not used as frequently as other anti-epileptic drugs, we do occasionally see women… Read More »

“Mommy Makeover” Getting In Shape after Pregnancy

“Mommy Makeover” Getting In Shape after Pregnancy “Mommy Makeover” Getting In Shape after Pregnancy : Pregnancy is one of the major body changes that any woman undergoes. Apart from hormonal changes there are many physical changes like weight gain, sagging breast, enlarged vaginal openings, stretch marks, flabby skin that can ruin your body shape entirely. If… Read More »

Options for treatment of bipolar disorder during pregnancy – ObGynNews

August 23, 2018 from ObGynNews The management of bipolar disorder during pregnancy is a critical clinical situation demanding great attention to issues such as reproductive safety of psychiatric medications used by women with bipolar disorder to maintain emotional well-being, compared with the established risk of relapse if patients stopped those medications. Treatment of bipolar disorder… Read More »