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Can taking different medications like vicodin or flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) while pregnant cause the child to develop adhd?

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In brief: Maybe

Adhd as such, probably not.
But, these are dangerous drugs in pregnancy. The complications can be significant.

In brief: Maybe

Adhd as such, probably not.
But, these are dangerous drugs in pregnancy. The complications can be significant.
Dr. Bartholomew Vereb
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Dr. TRUC DAO
Psychiatry
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In brief: Vicodin pregnancy

If a person takes those meds without doctor's advise, early during pregnancy, that person also may have other behaviors that hurt the fetus.
Difficult delivery can also raise risk of adhd-like behaviors. And the genetic make-up of the mother with dangerous behavior during pregnancy is the main culprit for the inheritance of adhd to the baby. Most all mental diagnositcs are inheritable.

In brief: Vicodin pregnancy

If a person takes those meds without doctor's advise, early during pregnancy, that person also may have other behaviors that hurt the fetus.
Difficult delivery can also raise risk of adhd-like behaviors. And the genetic make-up of the mother with dangerous behavior during pregnancy is the main culprit for the inheritance of adhd to the baby. Most all mental diagnositcs are inheritable.
Dr. TRUC DAO
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics

In brief: Probably

The incidence of adhd increases with fetal exposure to nicotine, alcohol, cocaine, opioids, and marijuana.
Avoid all these if you plan to get preganant.

In brief: Probably

The incidence of adhd increases with fetal exposure to nicotine, alcohol, cocaine, opioids, and marijuana.
Avoid all these if you plan to get preganant.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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