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Can You Take Percocet While Pregnant
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Tough question: We do not recommend opioid use in pregnant women chronically, as infants will be born with symptoms of addiction known as neonatal abstinence syndrome that can result in prolonged hospitalization for the infant. However, sickle cell anemia with vasoocclusive crisis can be very painful condition that requires opioids for pain management. My recommendation is to use opioids only when pain is bad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 21 wks pregnant and gota back tooth pulled today and was prescribed 5/325 percocets 1 every 6 hours but the pain is bad. Can I take 2 if needed?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you take amoxicillin and Percocet while 31 weeks pregnant? ER Doctor prescribed them to me but I want to make sure.
Opiate & pregnancy: It is not recommended to use opiate in the pregnancy. It can affect fetal development in the first trimester and it can cause great stress for the baby due to withdrawal. If you are so dependent on the opiate, please discuss it with your doctor before trying to have a baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just found out I am pregnant and I have a kidney issue that has me on percocet 10s for 6 months prescribed. How am I suppose to safely detox? No ins
How often for ?issue: Your OB provider and your prescribing physician need to be in contact with each other. If there are no other choices to treat the pain of your condition, and you are taking a modest dose (3-4 tablets per day), the chances that the baby will have neonatal abstinence syndrome is about 30%. You need to deliver in a setting where they know how to treat it - ideally a tertiary referral center. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im on Percocet and Morphine ER for pain conditions and just found out Im pregnant. What are the risks associated with taking these medications?
Neonatal abstinence: syndrome is the major pregnancy complication. Women taking opioids for pain are also passing it along to the fetus, and depending on a variety of factors, about 70% of babies born to moms on opioids will develop a withdrawal syndrome. If possible to taper the medication in your second trimester and use alternative pain management, that would be best. It is treatable in hospitals with expertise. ...Read more
That is great news: Congratulations on a healthy new baby. This medicine is pregnancy category c which means that animal studies show some risk but human studies not available or not definitive. A medicine has a "risk" warning does not mean that all babies will be affected--just as some medicine works for one person and not other. Anyhow, you are fortunate to have a healthy baby. Congrats. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
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