A 35-year-old female asked:
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just found out i'm about 5 wks pregnant can i take relpax (eletriptan) for my migraine?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Category C: Animal studies show adverse effects. No human studies have been done. You and your OB need to weigh the risks.
Answered on Jun 9, 2015
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Absolutely NOT: Triptans are totally contraindicated in pregnancy due to risk of miscarriage. Find another way to handle this, and avoid risk to your baby.
Answered on Jun 9, 2015

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