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A 33-year-old female asked:

Is mybulin safe to take for headaches during pregnancy? also, epitec seems to be a safe drug for pregnant bipolar sufferers. doctors are divided.

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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Mybulin contains: 200 mg Ibuprofen, 350 mg paracetamol (acetaminophen), and 10 mg codeine for pain. It is best to avoid ibuprofen, especially in the last trimester. Prolonged use of opioids (codeine) during pregnancy can result in physical dependence in the newborn. It is best to review risks with your Obstetrician. Acetaminophen alone may be best choice. Best regards.
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
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Nov 22, 2015

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