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Can I Take .5 Miligrams Xanax At 6 Weeks Pregnant.

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Posted on Mon, 30 Dec 2019
Question: can i take .5 miligrams xanax at 6 weeks pregnant. i have severe insonmia and anxiety.
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Answered by Dr. Olgeta Xhufka (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Don't use xanax because it causes birth defects.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear, welcome Ask a doctor's service.
I read your query and here is my advice.

You can't use xanax during pregnancy because it is not allowed to be used. It is FDA group D which means it can cause birth defects that can affect the baby for life.
You can find a more natural remedies such camomile tea.
Also you can try benadryl because it gives sleepiness and drowsiness as side effects.
It can be used during pregnancy.

Hope I have answered the question.
Let me know if I can assist you further.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Follow up: Dr. Olgeta Xhufka (5 hours later)
Thank you, but will my baby be ok if I stop now? I’m 5 weeks and 3 days pregnant currently. Have I already done damage?
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Answered by Dr. Olgeta Xhufka (21 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
There is no way to know if it has damaged the baby.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear and thank you for asking again.
There is no way to know exactly if you have already done damage to baby or not. The only thing well known is that it can harm the baby if you continue to take it.
So you need to stop it.
Note: For further guidance on mental health, Click here.

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Can I Take .5 Miligrams Xanax At 6 Weeks Pregnant.

Brief Answer: Don't use xanax because it causes birth defects. Detailed Answer: Hello dear, welcome Ask a doctor's service. I read your query and here is my advice. You can't use xanax during pregnancy because it is not allowed to be used. It is FDA group D which means it can cause birth defects that can affect the baby for life. You can find a more natural remedies such camomile tea. Also you can try benadryl because it gives sleepiness and drowsiness as side effects. It can be used during pregnancy. Hope I have answered the question. Let me know if I can assist you further.