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can pregnant women take excedrin

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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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
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Daily aspirin?: If you were taking Aspirin daily for headaches then, you will not be any more libel to clot your blood off the medication compared to being on. It's ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
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
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
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
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
No, but relax!: There is very little chance that 2 Excedrin once will harm the baby. Almost none. (There are no guarantees in pregnancy or anything else.) Birth de ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
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
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
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

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