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Is it safe to take morphine during the 1st trimester of pregnancy?

Is it safe to take morphine during the 1st trimester of pregnancy?

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 more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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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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What would happen if I took roxanol (morphine) during pregnancy?

What would happen if I took roxanol (morphine) during pregnancy?

Roxanol (morphine): Roxanol (morphine) is Morphine Sulfate and should be reserved for the treatment of severe, acute pain. (broken bones, burns, etc) Its a Category C drug which means harm to the fetus can't be ruled out. If taken after the first trimester but not in the last 2 weeks, the baby is probably fine. If taken real late in pregnancy the baby can go through physical withdrawal problems. ...Read more

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Is morphine safe during pregnancy with twins 6weeks 6days ?

If possible, avoid: This is something to discuss w/ all the doctors involved. Generally it is not recommended, but if needed in an emergency, they can plan for how to handle it best. Read this link and talk to them. Best! http://www.drugs.com/pregnancy/morphine.html ...Read more

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Is oxycodone 15mg or morphine sulfate ir 15mg safe during pregnancy if taken as directed by the doctor?

Is oxycodone 15mg or morphine sulfate ir 15mg safe during pregnancy if taken as directed by the doctor?

That Depends...: I have to presume that your prescribing OB thinks it is "safe" and that you are requesting another (2nd) opinion to validate his/her advice. A great idea! in such situations. First, however, i'd advise you to revisit the question with your original ob, getting clarity and reassurance before then moving on to someone new. ...Read more

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I'm on morphine, flexeril, vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) and lyrica. I have had a blood test and at home pregnancy tests all negative but feel pregnant can they all be wrong?

I'm on morphine, flexeril, vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) and lyrica. I have had a blood test and at home pregnancy tests all negative but feel pregnant can they all be wrong?

These: Medications would not interfere with pgx test. Some of the side effects of these drugs can make you feel bloated, or irritate your stomach. ...Read more

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I'm wondering if my morphine sulfate 200mg tablets are safe for pregnancy if they will affect the baby developmentally my doctor wants to keep me on them for the 1st trimester in fear I will lose the baby. I've lost 2 pregnancies already.

I'm wondering if my morphine sulfate 200mg tablets are safe for pregnancy if they will affect the baby developmentally my doctor wants to keep me on them for the 1st trimester in fear I will lose the baby. I've lost 2 pregnancies already.

Hi morphine dose: Your infant will no doubt be born addicted and will have to be weaned off of morphine from birth. You are on a really high dose of morphine. It's not clear why. Both for your sake and the baby's try to detox as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take your medicines during pregnancy?

Depends : It depends on what medicines you're taking. Discuss each medication with your doctor and find out if it should be used during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take cold drinks or cold water during pregnancy?

Is it ok to take cold drinks or cold water during pregnancy?

TCM: From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, the healthiest way to drink water is a room temperature. The concepts are a little complex ; come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm.Wordpress.Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

Morphine (Definition)

Morphine is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. Morphine is used to treat moderate to severe pain. Short-acting forumations are taken as needed for pain. Extended-release morphine is for use when around-the-clock ...Read more