Doctors Prefer Thin Women? –
Jan. 19, 2018 – The findings, published today in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, highlight the need for more research to be done on how these medications could potentially affect pregnant women … “Half of all pregnancies in the United States are unplanned, and women may be taking prescription medicine early in pregnancy before they know they are pregnant,” … “Early pregnancy is a critical time for the developing baby,” she added. “We need to better understand the safest ways to treat ADHD before and during pregnancy.” The most commonly filled ADHD prescriptions in 2015 among the women studied in the report were mixed amphetamine salts (Adderall), lisdexamfetamine (Vyvanse) and methylphenidate (Ritalin), according to the report.Boyle called on all women who are pregnant, or thinking about becoming pregnant, to talk to their doctors about all the medications they are taking.
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