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Opiate Blockers And Pregnancy
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
Will the opiates still be in mine and the baby's system? Been taking them during whole pregnancy and stopped at 36 weeks. I am pregnant with IUD.
In baby=sure: If I had any reason to look, like the baby showing signs of withdrawal or if you are on the Child & Family Services watch list,I can find evidence of any drug exposure in a newborn going back several months.If they are valid prescribed meds be sure the docs know.Opiates have less long term effect on baby's formation & development than many other drugs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cyclizine during pregnancy.. I heard it is an opiate and taken from shop shelves due to miss use. Am I addicted to it and will it affect unborn baby?
What's the safest way to taper off of opiates at month 7 during pregnancy? ? Methodone or Subaxone is not an option for me. Just worried about fetal W
Caution re taper: Tapering opioids before pregnancy is a better option than during this time, why at 7 months? This answer really depends on which medicine and what dose. Spontaneous abortion occurs at higher risk during tapering while pregnant, so it not automatically advised. You need your OB and neonatologist to advise you at this stage. Infant deaths have occurred while nursing as well while on opioids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the pregnancy risk taking methocarbomal for opiate withdrawl? My 3 pregnancy test were negative but was told it might be too early to tell.
Been taking norco during my whole pregnancy. I am 36 weeks pregnant with an IUD and I just stopped taking the norcos a day ago? Will the opiates still
Question cut off: Please resubmit with a specific question. Thanks. ...Read more
Yes: In eurpope, they use beta blockers like lebatolol all of the time. In the usa, we are starting to use beta blockers more. Talk to your OB about this. ...Read more
My last pregnancy I was on 3g of aldomet (methyldopate) a day..only med that worked.but developed tolerance.are there any other alpha blockers safe for pregnancy.
Possible: Although unlikely, you can get pregnant without intercourse. If a man ejaculates just outside the vagina it's possible that the semen could travel far enough to cause a pregnancy. And there are many cases where a woman gets pregnant without intercousre and so, depending on the woman, could be considered a virgin birth if the woman in question had never had intercourse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ans: More opiates? Not sure why the question. If you are an opiate user, try to get help to quit. See a trusted doctor to start. There are many ways to get high without drugs: exercise, connect to a higher power, yoga, meditation, music, self-help group, adopt a pet etc. Take good care of yourself. ...Read more
Continued: Naltrexone can help with this. Counseling also provides benefits that are hide to quantify but patients tend to do better when in counseling. If there has been a history of failure with prior treatments, more prolonged therapy with subuxone should be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See answer: Ethics= society norms vs fair and just for all parties? Surrogate pregnancies or gestational carriers are used when the uterus of the biological mother is absent on unable to carry a pregnancy. Also when the mother has an illness that does not alloww her to carry a pregnancy. Pregnancy is a physical risk to the carrier so she should be at low risk and be aware of the psychological effect. ...Read more
If you are: worried then confront this individual about your concerns and maybe enter a voluntary detox program. Honesty is very helpful, however be read for a backlash. Many people that are lost in their addiction will be very angry and resentful towards this honesty. If needed, ask their family for help. Lastly, you can even call the authorities if they pose a risk to society or themselves. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers