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What are the signs of subutex withdrawal in a baby if any?

What are the signs of subutex withdrawal in a baby if any?

Accidental ingestion: It would depend very much on the age of the child. If there's a chance that there was a accidental ingestion please call poison control immediately. ...Read more

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Baby Drug Withdrawal (Definition)

Refers to infant withdrawing from mother's drugs . Neonatal abstinence syndrome refers to the group of behaviors associated with exposure to mother 's drugs while in utero. Here is ...Read more


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I am 29 weeks pregnant and i'm out ofmy norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10s, i took 4-5 a day prescribed, for at least a month. Having withdrawals now. Is baby safe?

I am 29 weeks pregnant and i'm out ofmy norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10s, i took 4-5 a day prescribed, for at least a month. Having withdrawals now. Is baby safe?

Go to DETOX: Nope. You are not safe and the baby is not safe. Your addiction has led you to the point where you may seize if you withdraw. It is time today to get to a medical detox center to be observed as you enter being drug and alcohol free. ...Read more

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I've snorted a little herion off and on my entire pregnancy. I am now 27 weeks and have stopped. I am not experiencing withdrawals but is my baby?

You are admirable: I genuinely admire your courage and honesty. We all make mistakes and I am very proud of your asking for help and guidance for your baby. Great step forward! your ob/gyn is a great resource to answer this, and will not (hopefully) be judgmental. You also want your doctor to know so they can take great care of you and your baby. Please never hesitate to ask for help. Better days ahead! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Baby drug withdrawal?

What is the definition or description of: Baby drug withdrawal?

Baby Drug Withdrawal: Refers to infant withdrawing from mother's drugs . Neonatal abstinence syndrome refers to the group of behaviors associated with exposure to mother 's drugs while in utero. Here is a useful article: http://www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/topic/default?id=neonatal-abstinence-syndrome-90-P02387 ...Read more

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Worried! can unborn baby withdrawal over just few vicodin taken early on in pregnancy like 17-23 wks. I only took 1-2 mthly & will it show afterbirth?

Stay calm: A few vicodin taken during pregnancy will not cause withdrawal. It is also unlikely to cause any birth defects. Please discuss your concerns with your ob. But be reassured that unless you are opiate dependent, your baby will not be affected by a few doses. ...Read more

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At what age will you see a child with autism display social withdrawal?

At what age will you see a child with autism display social withdrawal?

12-18 months: Autism is by definition a derangement in social interaction, among other things. Most parents may not see autism symptoms for what they are until later, and those not familiar with the child may not recognize them either. But looking back, often you can see where the signs began before 1 year of age: not making good eye contact, or looking to mom for social cues. These become more obvious by 2 y. ...Read more

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Considering adopting a baby exposed to cocaine, heroin and methadone. What are the worst case scenarios from these exposures, besides withdrawals?

Considering adopting a baby exposed to cocaine, heroin and methadone. What are the worst case scenarios from these exposures, besides withdrawals?

Congratulations: on considering helping this child. Any parenting brings w/it a future of unknowns. The risk of negatives increases w/a history such as the one you mention. This child MAY be at risk for more behavioral and mood problems than children w/out this history. Here is a link http://www.cbsnews.com/news/moms-meth-use-during-pregnancy-causes-kids-behavioral-problems/ Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What if i can't get off morphine sr can I still have a baby? I shouldn't even be alive.. Pain meds barely treat my pain. I know baby have withdrawals but 4 how long? Cases where baby healthy?

What if i can't get off morphine sr can I still have a baby? I shouldn't even be alive.. Pain meds barely treat my pain. I know baby have withdrawals but 4 how long? Cases where baby healthy?

Complex: Of course you can have a child, but approach to your addiction is multidisciplinary. Look for care at the major university, where your prenatal care can be coordinated with pain and addiction specialists. Talk to your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Is there a vaccination for a child who has social withdrawal?

Is there a vaccination for a child who has social withdrawal?

Social phobia?: Social guarding or, worse, phobia, can be paralyzing in a child or adolescent. If there are significant symptoms of agoraphobia (being anxious or panicky in crowds or with people) then you should take your child for medical care. ...Read more

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Withdrawal syndrome of versed and fentanyl postoperative in baby is it associated with loss if appetite and weight ?

Withdrawal syndrome of versed and fentanyl postoperative in baby is it associated with loss if appetite and weight ?

Hello Egypt: Withdrawal from meds taken during surgery, not going to cause weight loss, decreased appetite. Pray your baby is restored to health. Any concerns you can discuss with the anesthesiologist there who gave the medicine. It is a very scary time for you. If surgery is prolonged or use of medicine is prolonged, then it's a different issue and can cause withdrawal symptoms. ...Read more

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Who would you assume to be more possible to father a child? A man with a vasectomy for 10+ years or a man with no vasectomy that used the withdrawal method?

Who would you assume to be more possible to father a child? A man with a vasectomy for 10+ years or a man with no vasectomy that used the withdrawal method?

Unusual question: Vasectomy, if successful (((% are) means that no sperm escape with ejaculate. Sperm aspiration by needle or vasectomy reversal would be required for insemination. Withdrawal method is totally unreliable as sperm can enter vagina in pre-cum which occurs before ejaculation (climax) ; without sensation. Thus withdrawal method frequently results in pregnancy. Post vasectomy pregnancy occurs rarely. ...Read more

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I delivered a baby on 16/6/13, i got my first periods on 17/7/13.I had intercourse on 21/7 in the withdrawal method. Didnt get periods now, is it normal?

I delivered a baby on 16/6/13, i got my first periods on 17/7/13.I had intercourse on 21/7 in the withdrawal method. Didnt get periods now, is it normal?

Talk to your OB/GYN: But if in doubt, consider a home pregnancy test. Typically a few days before your expected period, your HCG levels would be high enough to detect pregnancy on a home test. Talk to your physician. ...Read more

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If I stop fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) now (33 weeks) will baby still experience withdrawal symptoms? I have only taken for 2 weeks.

If I stop fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) now (33 weeks) will baby still experience withdrawal symptoms? I have only taken for 2 weeks.

Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine): Taking Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) for a short period of time (two weeks) will not cause addiction or tolerance. Therefore, withdrawal symptoms would not be expected. There are seven weeks remaining in the pregnancy and likewise your baby should not suffer symptoms of withdrawal. ...Read more

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Is methodone safe if you where to become pregnant would the baby have withdrawals when it was born?

Is methodone safe if you where to become pregnant would the baby have withdrawals when it was born?

Yes: As Methadone is a narcotic, a baby born to a mother who is using this will be born addicted to it. These babies are born with neonatal abstinence syndrome. Depending on the severity of symptoms that the baby exists the first few hours of life, treatments vary. The majority of babies will be admitted to the nicu under close observation and will be started on medications to curb their withdrawal. ...Read more

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I am 4 weeks pregnant and want to stop herion. I have been using for a couple months. Will going through withdrawals shock my body and kill my baby??

I am 4 weeks pregnant and want to stop herion. I have been using for a couple months. Will going through withdrawals shock my body and kill my baby??

Medical Detos: Ask your doctor for the name of a physician called an addictionologist. Your detox should be medically supervised to avoid risk to yourself or your baby. ...Read more