A 49-year-old member asked:
Is it safe to be administered local anaesthesia during pregnancy?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Scott Welker answered
26 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Local anesthetics are class b drugs in pregnancy, that is, there is no known risk in pregnancy. Local anesthetic is the drug that injected in a spinal for a c-section. Decades of experience with this have shown local anesthetic medicines to be safe.
Answered on Jul 7, 2012
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