Can opioids be used for pain relief during pregnancy?

· UKMi

There are no specific guidelines for the treatment of pain in pregnancy. Not all analgesics are suitable for use during or at certain stages of pregnancy. This updated Q&A explores the data available to support the safety of prescribing opioids for pain relief in pregnancy.

Anaesthesia and painCodeineDihydrocodeineMorphineObstetrics and gynaecologyOxycodoneQ&ATapentadolTramadol

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