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Why can t pregnant women take ibuprofen

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Cause bleeding: In the baby or the placenta.

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A member asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen) : Tylenol (acetaminophen) is fine. Ibuprofen is usually not recommended but can be used in the first trimester if your ob/gyne syas it is ok. Try the ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Rudkin
24 years experience
Technically yes: Suggest taking tylenol (acetaminophen) instead. Technically it is ok during the first and second trimesters, but suggest avoiding if possible. Durin... Read More
Dr. Shariq Refai
Psychiatry 14 years experience
Tyloenol: Try and stick with tylenol (acetaminophen) which has been considered safe for a long time during pregnancy.
Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Not recommended: If a pregnant woman is having pain tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe to take. Advil or aleve is not recommended during pregnancy except in special circ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
47 years experience
Sometime: Usually Ibuprofen is not advised in the 3rd trimester. Amoxcil is felt to be ok. The best answe is to avoid medication if you can while pregnant. Y... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
No: Neither of these drugs at those doses have be shown to have adverse effects on early pregnancy. If you become pregnant, always ask your obstetrician w... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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TNTC!: "TNTC" means"too numerous to count," but there are some caveats. Smoking, including smokeless tobacco, is a no-no. So are any illegal drugs and mari... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
May be: Animal studies has not shown any risks during pregnancy or fetal congenital malformations, but human studies for the first trimester are not available... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Analgesics such as Tylenol, although safe for pregnancy, are bad for migraine, and can create over time, a chronic daily headache pattern. See a neur... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry 31 years experience
Uncertain: Buspar (generic buspirone) is an anti-anxiety agent approved to treat generalized anxiety disorder. The fda classifies it as pregnancy category b. Th... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Serviflox: serviflox is not recommended because it has not been well studied regarding pregnancy.
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