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Addicted to Lortab - 35 weeks pregnant

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I am addicted to Lortab and 35 weeks pregnant. I am trying to stop. What can I do to help the w/d process? I am allowed 4 qd but take about 10 qd

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replied July 31st, 2010
Labor and Delivery Answer A14829
Welcome to the forum. I am really glad to help you out. Lortab addiction in the mothers can result in cranial (brain) and cardiovascular problems in the fetus. Although, you have taken the drug for the major part of your pregnancy, still you need to stop taking it as early as possible to prevent/decrease any possible damage to the fetus.

The Waismann Method or Rapid Detoxification method is commonly used for the treatment of detoxification. You’ll need to consult a drug de-addiction centre for the same. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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