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    An_254408 posted:
    I am 8 weeks pregnant. My GP doctor told me to continue taking my blood pressure meds as well as my pain meds (hydrocodone~needed from a roll over car wreck years ago and neck fusion). I go to the obgyn for the first time today. I have to do labwork; are they going to screen my blood to see if I have codeine in my system? My general practice doctor told me to continue using it and it didn't harm my baby. SO anxious and confused!
    tlkittycat1968 responded:
    If you're taking it under a doctor's orders and have a prescription, you have nothing to worry about. Just be sure to tell your OB/GYN all medications you are taking and why.

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