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Can you 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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Alka seltzer: If your alka selter contains aspirin, you should not take it.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
Allergy and Immunology 53 years experience
Unsafe: Nothing is safe during 1--2nd trimester talk to your obg M.D. Nasalchrome nose sray very safe 4 times a day.
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
What R U treating?: Oscillococcinum is a homeopathic preparation claimed to be made from the (non-existent) "oscillococcus" bacterium, which is marketed to relieve influe... Read More
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.
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 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Ask own doctor: Tylenol has acetaminophen. Alka Seltzer Plus Cold has aspirin along with other ingredients. If taken together, they shouldn't cause an overdosing prob... 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 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Xanax (alprazolam): As prescribed, but usually at least half hour after alka seltzer.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Sure. One dose of Pepto Bismol should not preclude your taking Alka Seltzer at night. If your stomach issues continue please see your doctor for a c... Read More

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