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Can I take anhydrous morphine if I am pregnant?

Anhydrous morphine (Paregoric liquid, Opium tincture) has not been studied in pregnant animals or pregnant women. Experts do not know if it causes birth defects or can harm an unborn baby. Therefore, pregnant women should not use anhydrous morphine unless clearly needed. If you are pregnant or become pregnant while taking anhydrous morphine, talk with your doctor.

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