migraines and pregnant

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purplegdaisy
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   Posted 2/15/2008 9:52 AM (GMT -6)   
I finally got my migraines under control with Keppra, Lyrica and ridlin, and found out I am 6 weeks pregnant.  Now I don't know what to do... I can't take any medicine.  Anyone with any suggestions?
Tracy

Annuk
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   Posted 2/15/2008 4:18 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Tracy,

You need to go back to you Neuro about this to check out what you can have if anything. The good news is that a lot of sufferers become attack free during pregnancy!!! I had a couple of mild attacks at the beginning of my pregnancy and then absolutely nothing till my son was about a month old!!!!!

Your Neuro should be the one to find a way forward whilst you are pregnant!

take care

Ann
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purplegdaisy
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   Posted 2/15/2008 7:56 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks Ann,
Unfortunatly he was the first one I contacted and basically said there was nothing proven out there that would not cause birth defects and he would not recommend me taking anything in case I had a child with a problem and he was afraid of malpractice....
 
He did say that I could take tylenol with codeine, but with my history, that is like putting a band aid on an amputation if you know what I mean!
 
I do hope that they decrease though because the next 8 months will be unbearable if not.
Tracy
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