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Can I take alka seltzer while pregnant

A female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Not likely: Aspirin isn't known to cause miscarriages. It does thin your blood for several weeks, so let your doctor know if you have any bleeding or need a proc... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Ask the baby: In all seriousness should not be an issue for you or baby.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Maybe,maybe not: There are at least a dozen products carrying this name and some contain antihistamines or phenylephrine that can decrease milk volume, or Aspirin that... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Ok except: Alka seltzer contains aspirin, so it should be avoided by those people with Aspirin allergy. Otherwise, alka seltzer at usual doses is well tolerated... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: At 8 months aspirin and NSAIDs which are in alka seltzer are not a good idea. You want to treat just the symptoms which you have. Discuss your symptom... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Drug interactions: Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold contains acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine & phenylephrine. Per Drugs.Com drug interaction checker -when chlorpheniramine i... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: This is a group of products rather than one.Most are considered ok if the baby is healthy but the Aspirin containing forms should be avoided if baby ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
No: if alka seltzer relieves your symptom,no need for nexium. Both neutralise the acid.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Alka seltzer/robitus: Yes - the ingredients in the two are different so there should be no problems good luck
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Cough medicines: Alka seltzer plus has i believe Acetaminophen and phenylephrine in it which is a decongestant but not an antihistamine. It also has dextromethorphan c... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Yes: No problem combining these two meds.

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