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Can pregnant women take excedrin

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Excedrin: Excedrin Migraine, which is the same as regular Excedrin, contains three ingredients. One is Tylenol (acetaminophen), which is safe to take during pre... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
A Verified Doctoranswered
Obstetrics & Gynecology 35 years experience
Do not take: Do Not take any product with Aspirin in pregnancy unless your OB is giving it for specific problems (ie risk of preeclampsia or clotting disorder). It... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Migraine - pregnancy: Headaches are a common complaint during pregnancy and most pregnant women can safely take Tylenol (acetaminophen). Most of the other medications used ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 34 years experience
Not Recommended: I would avoid excedrin as the medication contains Aspirin which should be avoided in pregnancy, especially with headaches occur so frequently. Best to... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 39 years experience
Excedrin: should not be taken during pregnancy since it contains aspirin which if you were to bleed my cause increased bleeding. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is the... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 39 years experience
Probably: taking it only once should be OK the bleeding risk is increased for a short period please should use tylenol (acetaminophen) in the future
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 35 years experience
I assume you're asking on behalf of someone else. Excedrin contains aspirin, acetaminophen and caffeine. It's probably okay to use Excedrin sparingly ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
Pain Management 49 years experience
Not a good idea: Nsaid's in general can cause changes in the fetal circulation that can lead problems (closes the ductus arterios). This can be benefical after deliver... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Obstetrician: I am a great believer in a pregnant women not taking any medications-either prescription or over the counter ones-without checking with her obstetrici... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Options: Excedrin is not the best choice for pregnant women as it contains aspirin. Sometimes Aspirin is prescribed during pregnancy for specific conditions so... Read More
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