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Is it safe for a pregnant woman to take methadone?

Yes, it is considered safe for a pregnant women to take methadone. Methadone is considered the standard of care for pregnant opioid addicted women. By being maintained on methadone the mother and fetus will not be stressed by repetitive withdrawal symptoms. The mother will be in a stable state which also means the baby is in a stable state. 

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