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A 23-year-old male asked:

My wife is pregnant and has some migrane head aches.. what medicatiobn canshe take without it harming the baby?

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Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Medication: In pregnancy mostly feel safer to just prescribe Acetaminophen which is the safest but least potent pain killer. Second choice will be Ibuprofen (motrin) try the least dose to begin. Narcotics also are safe but not near the end of pregnancy. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21656212.

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Last updated Sep 3, 2014

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