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Can You Take Percocet While Pregnant
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
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
Have seen it.: Talk to your physician about it. The trimester of the pregnancy may play a part as well. Make sure that both your denstist and your physician are on the same page. There may be other options and if you don't hurt a lot just take tylenol (acetaminophen) instead. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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'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?
Hx of irregular cycles. Today found out I'm 6 weeks pregnant. I have chronic complex migraines for which I take 40mg of Percocet a day. I have taken as perscribed for the last 6 wks. I will stop but I am worried about damage thus far. ?
Don't worry: most of the time the baby is ok , just wean off this , or as low as possible dosing. ...Read more
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.
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
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
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