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If I am pregnant, is it safe to take dextrose?

You should check with your health care provider first before taking any medications while pregnant. You must discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using dextrose during pregnancy. Dextrose can cause high blood sugar levels. High blood sugar levels during pregnancy can cause complications and even birth defects.

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