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Posted by: urgent | 2010/03/04

on anti-epileptics &  want to fall pregnant

Hi

I need urgent advise, i am am Tegretol and Topamax, etc, and i really want to have a healthy baby, and start trying for a baby i have been told that i could have a baby with birth defects if i take my medications while im pregnant but if i dont i can have fits and loose the baby. what can i do minimise the effects of the meds on the pregnancy.
im desperate

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You need to optimise the mediction for pregnancy. The Tegretol is okay but Topamax not. See your doctor and try to find substitutes that are safer in pregnancy.

Best wishes

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Posted by: gynaedoc | 2010/03/07

You need to optimise the mediction for pregnancy. The Tegretol is okay but Topamax not. See your doctor and try to find substitutes that are safer in pregnancy.

Best wishes

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