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Can the past abuse of opioids and painkillers affect a pregnancy one year or more after rehabilitation?

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Opioids: Not in any biologic way. Your pain tolerance may be different. Be wary of these meds for ever.
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 38 years experience
Pregnant: If the patient is not actively using drugs at the time of conception or pregnancy the risk of affecting the baby will be extremely small, After 1 year of sobriety the risk is essentially none

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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