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is theraflu safe to take while pregnant

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
19 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: There are several types of theraflu, so it is difficult say. Generally, anything with "tylenol (acetaminophen)" in the name is considered safe, even ... Read More
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes unless high BP: Theraflu and other similar cold medicines are safe in pregnancy. Avoid sudafed or the products that contain Pseudoephedrine if you have high blood pre ... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
30 years experience Family Medicine
Most likely: You should always ask your own doctor, but the ingredients in theraflu are generally safe during pregnancy.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
51 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Need to talk to OB!: Good evening, cold will get better within seven days with or without any medication. If you are suffering from fever, it should be ok to take fever ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberto Prieto-Harris
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Theraflu has a combination of medications on it. One of them , pseuephedrine, may lower the blood supply to the fetus. It's better just to take plain ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Goody Powders: Goody's extra-strength headache powders is not recommended during pregnancy. It contains acetaminophen, Aspirin & caffeine. Aspirin is fda pregnancy c ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes it is. The formulation with doxylamine may also help with morning sickness.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: If not allergic it is one of the safe antibiotics.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
NOT !: Please avoid this product during pregnancy - each capsule contains 10mg of ephedra.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: Mothers treated with amino glycosides are usually very sick. In retrospective studies there were too few fetal problems to determine if it eas the d ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Wolf
39 years experience Psychiatry
Antidepressant-preg.: While no antidepressant is fda approved while pregnant I have used them after the first trimester when benefits have outweighed the risks with no fet ... Read More

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