Is there any contraindication for Simvostatin or Citalopram in MS patients who are pregnant?
Q:Is there any contraindication for Simvostatin or Citalopram in MS patients who are pregnant?
More Answers to “Is there any contraindication for Simvostatin or Citalopram in MS patients who are pregnant?“Simovastatin: This drug should not be used by patients who are allergic to any of its ingredients. In addition to the active ingredient simvastatin, each tablet contains the following inactive ingredients: cellulose, lactose, magnesium stearate, iron oxides, talc, titanium dioxide, and starch. Butylated hydroxyanisole is added as a preservative.Patients with liver problems: It should not be used by patients with active liver disease or repeated blood test results indicating possible liver problems. Women who are or may become pregnant: Pregnant women should not take this drug because it may harm the fetus. Women of childbearing age should not take it unless it is highly unlikely that they will become pregnant. If a woman does become pregnant while on this drug, she should stop taking the drug and talk to her doctor at once.Women who are breast-feeding should not take it.Patients who are also taking the prescription drug Posicor (mibefradil) should not take it.Citalopram :Patients cannot take citalopram if they have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) such as isocarboxazid (Marplan), phenelzine (Nardil), or tranylcypromine (Parnate) during the last 2 weeks. A dangerous drug interaction can occur if citalopram is combined with any of these medications. Before taking citalopram, patients must tell their doctor if they have liver disease, have kidney disease, suffer from seizures, or suffer from mania or have suicidal thoughts. They may not be able to take citalopram, or they may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment in such conditions. Citalopram should not be taken during treatment with escitalopram (Lexapro). Also, if the patient has had an allergic reaction to escitalopram (Lexapro), he/she may also have an allergic reaction to citalopram. The patient should not take citalopram without first talking to his/her doctor if he/she has had an allergic reaction to either medication in the past. Citalopram is in the FDA pregnancy category C. Patients should not take this medication without first talking to their doctor about pregnancy. More about SSRI and pregnancy. Citalopram passes into breast milk and may affect a nursing infant. Patients should not take this medication without first talking to their doctor if they are breast-feeding a baby.
You should consult your doctor before taking any medications if you are pregnant