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  • Yash
    started a topic Morphine on 9 week 4 day of pregnancy

    Morphine on 9 week 4 day of pregnancy

    Hi,

    On my 9 week 4 day of pregnancy, I had to go to ER for abdominal pain. They gave me morphine as below:

    4mg morphine in IV and effect wore off in 3 hours.
    Repeated 4 mg morphine in IV at 3rd hour again.

    I wasn’t given morphine or any other pain medication again. I am in 10th week now.

    Has the morphine caused harm to the baby?

    Thanks,
    Yash

  • Yash
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    Hi Dr Hale,

    Could that dose have increased risk of psychosis or schizophrenia in adult life? (Malformation of Brain for this is not detectable through ultrasound/tests in womb).

    The schizophrenia dot com website asks to avoid painkillers.

    Please provide your opinion.

    Best,
    Yash

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  • Sandra
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    Yash,

    Morphine is not known to increase the risk of malformations in pregnancy especially for just a few doses.

    Sandra Lovato R.N.
    InfantRisk Center
    806-352-2519

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  • Yash
    replied
    Hi Dr Hale,

    Can you kindly answer this question for me please?

    Best,
    Yash

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