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Tramadol in the first trimestre of pregnancy , it is safe?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bert Liang
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Difficult

Unfortunately, there are few pain medications which have been well studied during pregnancy that can be recommended.
Surface type approaches (e.g. Compresses for headaches) have been suggested as the most appropriate initial choice for pain relief. Discuss this with your healthcare provider for more details. Good luck.

In brief: Difficult

Unfortunately, there are few pain medications which have been well studied during pregnancy that can be recommended.
Surface type approaches (e.g. Compresses for headaches) have been suggested as the most appropriate initial choice for pain relief. Discuss this with your healthcare provider for more details. Good luck.
Dr. Bert Liang
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Dr. Marybeth Lambe
Travel Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No and...

It is a category c.
Pregnancy category c is given to medicines that aren't adequately studied in pregnant humans but that seem to cause harm to the fetus in animal studies. Even more importantly, when pregnant all such questions should go through your doctor who you can trust and who knows you best. Their close supervision and partnership is critical for you & baby.

In brief: No and...

It is a category c.
Pregnancy category c is given to medicines that aren't adequately studied in pregnant humans but that seem to cause harm to the fetus in animal studies. Even more importantly, when pregnant all such questions should go through your doctor who you can trust and who knows you best. Their close supervision and partnership is critical for you & baby.
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Tramadol & Pregnancy

Used at non-toxic doses, most data suggest no to minimal risk to the fetus during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Acetaminophen is a safer option and Codeine can be used if added pain control is needed. Tramadol tends to cause more problems to the detus near the time of labor, such as increased risk of seizure. Be sure to let your OB know.

In brief: Tramadol & Pregnancy

Used at non-toxic doses, most data suggest no to minimal risk to the fetus during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Acetaminophen is a safer option and Codeine can be used if added pain control is needed. Tramadol tends to cause more problems to the detus near the time of labor, such as increased risk of seizure. Be sure to let your OB know.
Dr. Bahman Omrani
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