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is lyrica safe to take pregnant?

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Dr. Galina Nikolskaya
11 years experience Neurology
Lyrica: It is category C. "Category C. Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks." If you choose to stop it, do not do so abruptly, talk to your neurologist to get a tapering regimen of more than 1 wk
Answered on Nov 11, 2016

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