Doctor insights on:
Is It Safe To Take Morphine While Pregnant Or Breastfeeding
Yes: You can use morphine while pregnant or breastfeeding for very specific reasons and for very short periods of time. Usually it is used for pain control. Having your appendix removed while pregnant, a c-section, or suffering from kidney stones are some examples of situations where you might need morphine for a short time. It is addictive to the mom and the baby so you can't use for a long time. ...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
I took 1 tablet of 15 mg MS contin (morphine) at 5:00 am this morning. How long until its no longer in my breastmilk and I can resume breastfeeding?
A While: Ideally, you should not be taking ms contin (morphine) at all while breastfeeding. The half-life of this drug (the time for 1/2 to be metabolized) is about 12 hours. To be safe, i would wait at least 24 hours before breastfeeding again. Please talk with your physician about alternatives to ms contin (morphine) as you continue to breastfeed. ...Read more
Morphine: Every drug you take must be balanced by it's risks. Morphine is safe but you have not said why you are taking it and for how long. If you have surgery and need pain control, then by all means use the drug. If you are taking it for other reasons, then you need to ask yourself do I need the medication. It is best to use the least amount of medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If you are asking whether or not you can take vitamins while pregnant or breastfeeding then the answer is yes. It is recommended that pregnant women take a multivitamin while pregnant for the Folic Acid and iron. Any adult multivitamin or two flintstones a day is more than sufficient. You should not take more than the recommended dose however. You can develop toxicities if you take too much. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No. Talk to your dr.: Soludyn is a tetracycline antibiotic most likely used to treat acne. It is known to cause enamel hypoplasia and bone anomalies in the fetus, therefore not a good idea in pregnancy. Although there are no studies of tetracycline use during nursing, it is excreted in breastmilk, therefore you should avoid taking it while breastfeeding. The good news is that there are other ways to treat acne. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Category C: Nisoldipine carries a pregnancy category c warning. This means it is dangerous to fetal animals but has no data in humans. Therefore, its use is left up to the discretion of the prescribing doctor and patient. Talk to your obstetrician about its use and alternatives if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Is it safe to take morphine while pregnant?
- Is it safe to take aromasin while pregnant or breastfeeding?
- Is it safe to take premphase while pregnant or breastfeeding?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Is it safe to take methotrexate while pregnant or breastfeeding?
- Is it safe to take soludyn while pregnant or breastfeeding?
- Is it safe to take oprostol while pregnant or breastfeeding?
- Is it safe to take namenda while pregnant or breastfeeding?
- Talk to a pediatrician online