- Has anyone been on 50mg ultram while pregnant?? Did your baby come out sick or with any birth defects? Any problems after the baby was born ... please let me know ... this is my first time having to go threw this. I took Xanax with my 3rd child an she came out just fine with no signs of withdraw after delivery. So I'm hoping an praying for this baby to come out ok. An I'm wondering will Cps get called if the baby does come out sick even tho there prescribed to me
It is has a Class C FDA classification which is a risk vs benefit classification. From the good people at drugs.com:
Pregnancy Category C
Tramadol has been shown to be embryotoxic and fetotoxic in mice, (120 mg/kg or 360 mg/m2), rats (≥25 mg/kg or 150 mg/m2) and rabbits (≥75 mg/kg or 900 mg/m2) at maternally toxic dosages, but was not teratogenic at these dose levels. These dosages on a mg/m2 basis are 1.4, ≥0.6, and ≥3.6 times the maximum daily human dosage (246 mg/m2) for mouse, rat and rabbit, respectively.
No drug-related teratogenic effects were observed in progeny of mice (up to 140 mg/kg or 420 mg/m2), rats (up to 80 mg/kg or 480 mg/m2) or rabbits (up to 300 mg/kg or 3600 mg/m2) treated with tramadol by various routes. Embryo and fetal toxicity consisted primarily of decreased fetal weights, skeletal ossification and increased supernumerary ribs at maternally toxic dose levels. Transient delays in developmental or behavioral parameters were also seen in pups from rat dams allowed to deliver. Embryo and fetal lethality were reported only in one rabbit study at 300 mg/kg (3600 mg/m2), a dose that would cause extreme maternal toxicity in the rabbit. The dosages listed for mouse, rat and rabbit are 1.7, 1.9 and 14.6 times the maximum daily human dosage (246 mg/m2), respectively."
At 50mg per day, you should be okay but your baby will suffer from unpleasant withdrawals for the first two weeks of its life.
- Ultram Information for Consumers
- Ultram Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Ultram (detailed)
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