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Is pain medication safe?

I'm 22 weeks and just got out of the hospital for major pain in my ribs. My doctors gave me Lortabs (hidrocodine) he said it was safe but thats a powerful drug. It makes me loopy I worry about the baby. Is it really safe? Has anyone else taken it?


Asked by Mrshood09 at 12:49 AM on Jun. 8, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I had kidney stones while I was pregnant (starting at the end of my 4th month) and had to take Percocet off and on for the rest of my pregnancy. I was extremely nervous, but the pain was unbearable. I trusted my doctor and took the meds (when I really needed them) and delivered a healthy baby boy. I believe Percocet is stronger than Lortab. Good luck!

    Answer by carriemills at 10:34 AM on Jun. 8, 2009

  • If it wasnt safe he would have not give you an RX for it

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:51 AM on Jun. 8, 2009

  • I agree with Anonymous

    Answer by CamiiiCompasion at 12:53 AM on Jun. 8, 2009

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