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If I am pregnant, is it safe to use Kadian?

Experts have not studied Kadian (morphine) extended-release capsules in pregnant women, so you should avoid taking it if possible. In studies of pregnant animals, this drug has caused harm to the fetus. Kadian is prescribed for managing moderate to severe long-term continuous pain. Before you start taking it, tell your doctor If you're pregnant or hope to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

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