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is it safe for pregnant woman to take tramadol

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask your OB: It is catagory c so please discuss with your OB and your neurologist.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call your OB MD: I hope you informed your dentist prior to treatment that your were indeed pregnant. Please contact your treating OB MD to verify or not, the use of th ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Not recommended: Tramadol considered Category C - Risk cannot be ruled out. Ask your OB-GYN for more information. Good luck.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Not really: please take tylenol (acetaminophen) only Nobody can be 100% sure of the safety of medications like tramadol during pregnancy It is better to be safe
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
38 years experience Family Medicine
Risks vs Benefits: It is a category c drug meaning animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled st ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Tramadol & Pregnancy: Used at non-toxic doses, most data suggest no to minimal risk to the fetus during the first trimester of pregnancy. Acetaminophen is a safer option an ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Allamon
17 years experience Family Medicine
Gynecologist : Please consult your gynecologist about this question and for pain treatment options. And yes, your baby may get addicted to tramadol.
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Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
Tramadol : Tramadol is a pregnancy category c drug. This means that animal studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus, but adequate studies have not been ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
18 years experience Family Medicine
Beware: Do not stop cold turkey. You will need to taper down as there may be some withdrawal effects if you have been on this for some time. This goes for y ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Absolutely NOT: Tramadol is an "opiate agonist" (pain medication) which also has some anti-inflammatory (NSAID) effect!!!! It HAS NO EFFECT on your ovaries/gyn issues ... Read More
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