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can pregnant women take aleve

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
No: No, but you can take tylenol (acetaminophen) which is the safest.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Aleve (naproxen) and pregnancy: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is preferred. Aleve is regarded safe (category c).
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
13 years experience Podiatry
Increased risk: of birth defects and miscarriage in the last trimester when patients have taken Aleve (naproxen). Most medications commonly used in pregnancy have ins ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: Sporadic aleve (naproxen) not a problem, unless you are at term. Takes two days to clear and could enhance blood loss. Better than asa. But aleve (nap ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Need more informatio: You need to discuss with your physician because in certain settings you can not take Aleve (naproxen). It will depend on your general health, other ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is usually the safest.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
37 years experience Pain Management
NSAID: Aleve, (naproxen) ibuprofen, motrin etc are NSAIDs. Generallly not recommended during pregnancy due to risk of bleeding. Same with aspirin. Tylenol ha ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Praveen Mambalam
17 years experience Pain Management
Headaches/Pregnancy: Have you discussed with your obstetrician? Headaches may be associated or exacerbated with pregnancy. For tension ha you can try tyelenol. However, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Aleve, ibuprofen and other NSAIDs can have a cardiovascular effect on your baby in the third trimester and it may also reduce your amniotic fluid. Yo ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pankaj Desai
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Naproxen: The fewer medications you take during pregnancy, the better, especially in the first half. Discuss with your ob.
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