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Doctor insights on: Opiate Blockers And Pregnancy

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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'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

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 more

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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.

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.

Methocarbamol: Methocarbamol is a Class C drug for pregnancy, which basically means that it should only be used if absolutely necessary. Although there is no definite evidence that it might be related to birth defects or miscarriage, it would be best not to take it while pregnant ...Read more

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Beta blockers ok in pregnancy?

Beta blockers ok in pregnancy?

No.: Atenolol has been linked to poor fetal growth, so plain beta blockers (other examples include propranolol, metoprolol) are avoided as much as possible during pregnancy. Consult with a maternal-fetal medicine specialist to explore your options. ...Read more

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Are there any beta blockers that are safe during pregnancy?

Are there any beta blockers that are safe during pregnancy?

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

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Can you smoke opiates?

Yes: Opiate Dens are still common in some parts of the world? Smoking opiates is generally, however, good evidence for having a serious opioid use disorder. This is a life threatening disease! Help is indicated. Continue to seek help and input. ...Read more

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How do I get opiate rx?

See doctor: Opioids are used to treat pain. If you have pain see your doctor. ...Read more

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Are virgin pregnancies rare?

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 more

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Dr. Richard Pollard
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Opiates (Definition)

Opiates are a type of drug including pain medicines like morphine and ...Read more