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Nature-Throid and Pregnancy

Studies on Nature-Throid (thyroid USP) and pregnancy show that the drug is safe for pregnant women to use. In fact, using the medication appropriately during pregnancy may help prevent certain problems. If you are taking Nature-Throid and pregnancy occurs, you should notify your healthcare provider so that he or she can adjust your dosage accordingly throughout pregnancy.

Nature-Throid and Pregnancy: An Overview

Nature-Throid™ (thyroid USP) is a prescription medication used to treat an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) and a variety of other thyroid problems. The medication is considered safe for use during pregnancy. In fact, taking Nature-Throid during pregnancy if you need it can help prevent certain pregnancy problems.

Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy

Because hypothyroidism can cause serious problems, such as miscarriages, it is important to treat an underactive thyroid during pregnancy. If you are already taking Nature-Throid, it is possible (perhaps even likely) that your dose may need to be increased throughout your pregnancy. In fact, your dose may need to be increased as early as four weeks into your pregnancy. Your healthcare provider should monitor you closely and adjust your Nature-Throid dosage as necessary.

Nature-Throid and Pregnancy Category A

Thyroid hormone medications such as Nature-Throid are considered pregnancy Category A medications. Pregnancy Category A is given to medicines that have been extensively studied in pregnant humans and that do not appear to cause any harm to the fetus. Very few medications have been given this classification; it is an excellent indication that a medication is safe for use during pregnancy. You can feel confident that Nature-Throid is one of the safest medications for use in pregnancy when used appropriately.
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