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Pregnant Wean Pain Pills Stop Cold Turkey
Talk to your doctor: It depends on the type of medication and how many and how often you are taking them. Stopping cold turkey is likely not dangerous in itself, but can be stressful, which is not good for pregnancy. You should talk to your doctor about the best way to safely wean off pills. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
My dr is taking me off 50mg metoprolol and putting me on a diff bp medicine. She said its ok to stop cold turkey. Is this true or should i wean off?
Depends: Your Doctor might be changing you to a medicine in the same family as the one you are taking, so there would be no consequence from stopping the one you are on. The new one just might be stronger or longer lasting. The only way to know for sure is to ask your doc if they are related. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to stop recreational use of Adderall IR (60 mgs per day for 5 straight days) cold turkey or should I wean off dosing over a series of days?
Either is safe: Since Adderall is,short acting, you can just stop although weaning will be more comfortable with less of a crash. What do you mean recreational use,of Adderall? Is this prescribed for you? 60mg is the maximum daily dosage and this,sort of use could be dangerous without supervision. ...Read more
1st Gyn advised me to stop HRT cold turkey. 2nd opinion Gyn told me to be weaned off HRT in 2 yrs. Isn't this too long? 56 y.o. hx of fibroids/polyps.
Answer is variable: There is no "cut in stone" answer to how to stop HRT. You will find DR's will vary in their opinion on how to accomplish this. Your past medica2l history and current meds, would be factoring into an answer. Since those are not available to me, I would have to suggest asking either of the DR's you have seen about the answer. Just inform them of the different opinions, and ask why they are diff. ...Read more
Can i stop hormone replacement therapy cold turkey or should I wean myself off of it have been taking estratest HS for many years. I am now 53 and want to stop
Seek Gynegologist : I would encourage you to talk with your gynecologist before stopping any hormone therapy. There are many benefits to hrt that are not obvious the most vital one is preventing osteoporosis. Other therapy is available and should be considered if one stops hrt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had neck pain years. So much chiropractic causing inflamed ligaments. Need to wean off of chiropractic. How should I go about this? Cold turkey?
Nerve impingement: Of the neck is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the us. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. It is treatable condition by a traditional medicine. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. ...Read more
Infertility & meds: If you are planning a pregnancy, and use high doses of narcotics for pain, it's best to talk to your pain management doctor about weaning off the medication before you try for pregnancy. Being on the medications shouldn't make it harder for you to get pregnant, but they can make a pregnancy more complicated and can cause problems for your baby. Talk to your ob-gyn for more information as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm on 16mg of Suboxone a day how can I wean my self of and sometime soon quit cold turkey also how can I wean myself from smoking?
Don't : Don't try to wean yourself off of anyhing on your own. If you want to wean yourself off of suboxone or any medication do it under the supervision of your physician. You can go through withdrawals if you do it on your own. Smoking ypu can discuss with your physician as well as there are many options including cutting down by number of cigerettes daily or the patch or gum. Speak with your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Opioids to fetus: There are definite risks before 12-13 weeks. However after this time frame the real risk is creating an opioid dependent baby who after birth will have a serious risk of withdrawal if the opioid that was used during the pregnancy is not received. Withdrawal can be quite a risky situation for a newborn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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