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Can I get meds to quit meth and cannabis when pregnant?

Can I get meds to quit meth and cannabis when pregnant?

Not really: This definately deserves a close consultation with your doctors. The only safe recommendation is to quit both. Depending on the level of substance dependence/abuse a physician might be comfortable replacing the illicits with pharma. By that i mean Marinol instead of thc. Amphetamines cause fetal hypertension, possible strokes, slowed growth, poor nutrition, and birth defects. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can I just get meds to quit meth and cannabis without having to go into rehab or treatment?

Can I just get meds to quit meth and cannabis without having to go into rehab or treatment?

Mutual support helps: The most effective "medication" is mutual support. Consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous or marijuana anonymous. ...Read more

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This lady i know got pregnant and quit meth, in her second trimester she had a brief relapse with the drug, will the baby be ok?

This lady i know got pregnant and quit meth, in her second trimester she had a brief relapse with the drug, will the baby be ok?

Meth: Meth use in pregnancy is bad - both mom and fetus are at risk. BP , decreased placenta blood flow are major issues. Fetal death, premature delivery, behavioral issues in the baby are problematic. Fetal stroke can happen due to reduced blood flow and high bp. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and relapsed on meth. Where can I get help?

I'm pregnant and relapsed on meth. Where can I get help?

Relapsed: Scary for u & the baby. Go to a rehab center nearby. Wish u well. ...Read more

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Somewhat complicated drug abuse question? Pregnant, meth user, still involved with boyfriend who got me hooked.

Somewhat complicated drug abuse question? Pregnant, meth user, still involved with boyfriend who got me hooked.

See your doc: You need to talk openly with your doc about this and ask for help. It is very dangeros situation for you and the baby. And believe me your life and baby life are far more important. Please talk to your doc openly about this and he or she will be able to come with a plan to help and support you. ...Read more

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Me and my bf had unprotected sex while under the influence of meth. I heard that meth kills the guys sperm so can i still get pregnant?

Me and my bf had unprotected sex while under the influence of meth. I heard that meth kills the guys sperm so can i still get pregnant?

Pregnancy possible: Unprotected sex can lead to pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test if you miss a period. If negative, repeat the test in two weeks if menses does not start. Assume the sperm are alive and well. ...Read more

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I am 21 weeks pregnant and still using meth sometimes. I do really want to stop, how can I stop this bad activity? I dont want to get harm my baby.

I am 21 weeks pregnant and still using meth sometimes. I do really want to stop, how can I stop this bad activity? I dont want to get harm my baby.

Get Help: You can call your OB, Family Doctor, or social services. You can even go to your local ER and they will set you up with councillors who can help you. Please do this as soon as possible! ...Read more

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I just found out im pregnant i take percocet for my back problems i need a safe answer to get off the pills i need to get off pecocet with out a meth program I have been taking for for pain period not to get high I have had some bad problems with my back

I just found out im pregnant i take percocet for my back problems i need a safe answer to get off the pills i need to get off pecocet with out a meth program I have been taking for for pain period not to get high I have had some bad problems with my back

See addiction MD: It is not safe to go through "cold turkey" withdrawal in pregnancy. It risks both your safety and the safety of your unborn child. Depending on how many Percocet you were using, a variety of things could be done, ranging from a supervised detoxification to maintenance with Buprenorphine (suboxone/subutex). All this has to start with seeing an addiction specialist-asam.Org or aaap.Org can help. ...Read more

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How do I find out if i can get pregnant again? I had a miscarriage because of crystal meth

How do I find out if i can get pregnant again? I had a miscarriage because of crystal meth

Miscarriage : If this was an uncomplicated miscarriage i don't know why you shouldn't be able to conceive again. A bigger issue is your untreated substance abuse. Before trying to get pregnant you should be drug free for at least 3-6 months and in na or aa to get the support you will need for your next pregnancy if you anticipate raising your baby and not have it removed by cps. ...Read more

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I was addicted to meth for over a year. marijuana aswell. All day daily. i was 9 weeks pregnant when i found out and quit using. what's the risks?!

I was addicted to meth for over a year. marijuana aswell. All day daily. i was 9 weeks pregnant when i found out and quit using. what's the risks?!

Fetal organs form : the 3rd-8th week post-conception; the brain continues to develop till & after delivery. " Meth" reduces blood flow & oxygen to the fetus, causes strokes or mini-strokes & alters function of dopamine-rich cells in the prefrontal cortex, the " CEO" of the brain causing small head & body, hyperactivity as early as 11-12 mos., & behavior problems. Call 503-385-4714 for Early Intervention services. ...Read more

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Marijuana (Definition)

Marijuana refers to the various preparations of the Cannabis plant into the psychoactive drug for recreational use ...Read more