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I think i'm pregnant. But i take lortabs . Is it safe for me baby?

I think i'm pregnant. But i take lortabs . Is it safe for me baby?

No: Lortab contains the narcotic hydrocodone. If used throughout the pregnancy the baby could become addicted and would go through withdrawal after delivery - some babies do not survive withdrawal from a narcotic. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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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12wks pregnant - migraine. Bad. Out of my regular meds but I have a Lortab 10 - is that safe to take and will it help? Please help!

12wks pregnant - migraine. Bad. Out of my regular meds but I have a Lortab 10 - is that safe to take and will it help? Please help!

Please: forgive me as I am not answering your question but wanted to offer another option. Chinese Scalp and Auricular acupuncture can be very helpful for migraine headaches and is safe during pregnancy. Take care. ...Read more

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Will taking lortab keep me from getting pregnant?

Will taking lortab keep me from getting pregnant?

Lortab pregnancy: No it won't keep you from getting pregnant. If you are planning to become pregnant it's best to stop the medication because it is pregnancy class 3 - it may cause risk to the baby. ...Read more

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Which is better for pain during pregnancy? Ultram or lortab?

Which is better for pain during pregnancy? Ultram or lortab?

Neither one.: Hello. I am a mom with two kids. Neither one of these medications are good for a growing fetus. Avoid them like the plague. This a time period in which you should want to keep risk factors to your baby to the bare minimum. Unfortunately, Tylenol (acetaminophen) is all your OB is going to allow you. Ask them about topical compounds. They might approve things like lidocaine or diclofenac gel to specific areas. ...Read more

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I am 36 weeks pregnant. The doctor gave me lortab iv. I've been taking it for two weeks. Is my baby going to be safe?

Perinatology: You did not mention the reason for being prescribed lortab. Should stop now if possible and seek safer means for pain control. If will be on this for the remainder of the pregnancy, coordinate your labor with a perinatologist. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

Lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen): Sure you can - but you have to check with the OB/GYN - he may have concerns. Also one has to determine the risk/benefit given that its both you and an unborn. ...Read more