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Is meperidine safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

If you are pregnant, meperidine may be harmful to a developing fetus. Talk to your doctor about the pros and cons of using meperidine while you are pregnant, and tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking this drug. Do not use meperidine if you are breast-feeding because meperidine passes through breast milk to a nursing infant.

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