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Can I take tizanidine or sodium oxybate sleep medications during pregnancy?

Dawn Marcus
Neurology
Limited safety information is available about using either tizanidine or sodium oxybate sleep medications during pregnancy. In general, these drugs are only used for treating severe symptoms when safer treatments are not feasible and the benefits are believed to outweigh possible risks.
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