A 25-year-old female asked:
what pain relievers and cold medicines are safe for pregnant women?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Adam King answered
14 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) is your best bet. It's very safe, easy on your kidneys and the placenta. Keep hydrated, get extra rest. I hope you feel better soon!
Answered on Feb 3, 2015
Dr. Ehteshamuddin Syed answered
16 years experience Family Medicine
Pregnancy medication: Most commonly used pain medications (NSAIDs) and over the counter cough, cold medications are not safe in Pregnancy. However they may not be absolutely contraindicated. Please consult your family physician or Obstetrician before taking any medications in pregnancy.
Answered on Oct 24, 2017
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