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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

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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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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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My Fiance and I are expecting, she however has bipolar,seems like the advice is to refrain from geodon, would stilnox be ok to take during pregnancy?

My Fiance and I are expecting,  she however has bipolar,seems like the advice is to refrain from geodon, would stilnox be ok to take during pregnancy?

PLEASE !!!!!: Don't make the decision as to whether your fiance should remain on her antipsychotic medication based soley on responses received to your HealthTap BASIC question. I responded to your earlier question and saw the other 8 responses you received. This is FAR TOO COMPLEX to make decisions based on general information. Your fiance needs to mindfully address this with her obstetrician & psychiatrist. ...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

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Is it ok to take flora butter and fruit jam. During pregnancy? Iam 12wk pregnant now...

No problem.: No problem. But avoid too much fat and too much sugar. Use a jam with no added sugar. Happy gestating! ...Read more

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Is ok to take lebetalo and methyldopa during pregnancy?

Yes it is safe: Yes both these meds are safe to take during pregnancy and are often prescribed to control blood pressure during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is ok to take lebetalol and methyldopa during pregnancy?

Is ok to take lebetalol and methyldopa during pregnancy?

Medications: All anti hypertensives have to be monitored by a physician during pregnancy so if you become pregnant when taking these medications you should consult a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take lebetalol and methyldopa during pregnancy?

Is it ok to take lebetalol and methyldopa during pregnancy?

Yes: These medicines are considered safe during pregnancy and don't seem to have much effect on the development of the fetus. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take enbrel (etanercept) during pregnancy?

Is it ok to take enbrel (etanercept) during pregnancy?

Enbrel (etanercept): Enbrel (etanercept) is a category b medication. There are several reported normal pregnancy outcomes after Enbrel (etanercept) exposure. A pregnancy registry is currently collecting additional cases. Since Enbrel (etanercept) is prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis and pregnancy generally improves the symptoms related to rheumatoid arthritis, it is reasonable to stop this medication once pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take antidepressants during pregnancy?

Is it ok to take antidepressants during pregnancy?

Varies: Most are cat c meaning concerns exist for animal studies and not proven safe in preg humans. There are times when a pt. And her baby are safer taking an antidepressant, esp if suicide is a risk. You and your physician can decide together what is best for you. ...Read more

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Can i take pedilax during pregnancy?

Can i take pedilax during pregnancy?

For constipation?: If you are asking about suppositories, the answer is yes. If you are speaking of oral, i would recommend something else, like MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) to help with constipation. It's not absorbed by the body and is gentler than many anti-contstipation medications. Make sure to drink a lot of water if you are having problems with constipation. Drink until your pee is clear/white, no yellow. ...Read more

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Can you take keprra during pregnancy?

Can you take keprra during pregnancy?

There is risk: Patients using Levetiracetam (Keppra) should be aware that there appears to be a small chance of malformations with using the medication while pregnant, but that the data are limited. ...Read more

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Can I take tea during pregnancy..?

Can I take tea during pregnancy..?

That depends on : Which tea you are talking about. T is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary, hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, anise or sage tea. Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated. ...Read more

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Can you take antivirals during pregnancy?

Can you take antivirals during pregnancy?

Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is an FDA: Class B drug. Animal studies have shown no increased risk of fetal malformations; no definitive studies have been done in humans. Your OB may feel the risk of taking Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is less than the risk of having the " flu". A Danish study showed a 3-fold increase in Austic Spectrum Disorder in progeny of women who had the " flu" or other viral illness with fever for a week during gestation. ...Read more

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Is inositol safe to take during pregnancy?

Is inositol safe to take during pregnancy?

Depends: Depends on the amount that is taken. "The use of inositol during pregnancy remains controversial as of 2011. In a December 1998 article published in "Alternative Medicine Review," Lisa Colodny, Pharm.D. and Dr. Ronald L. Hoffman report that inositol may induce uterine contractions. Thus, taking inositol while pregnant has the potential to cause miscarriage, preterm labor or low birth weight." ...Read more

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Is melatonin safe to take during pregnancy?

Is melatonin safe to take during pregnancy?

No!: Melatonin supplementation should be avoided in women who are pregnant or attempting to become pregnant, based on possible hormonal effects. ...Read more

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Nauzene is it safe to take during pregnancy?

Nauzene is it safe to take during pregnancy?

Yes: This medication is safe during pregnancy. Other over the counter medications such as ranitidine and dramamine are also safe snd help with nausea and heartburn during pregnancy. If looking for more natural remedies, ginger and vitamin b6 may also be helpful. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take mybulen during pregnancy?

No: That particular drug contains Ibuprofen which is not used during pregnancy. It also contains a narcotic agent in Codeine that is only given under physician guidance. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take pregnatal during pregnancy?

Should be safe: a prenatal (multivitamin) is generally a great idea during pregnancy to supplement you and your baby's health. however, it is a good idea to consult your doctor about any other medications you are taking or conditions you have. ...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