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Is it okay to take any advol medication for headaches during pregnancy. i generally take the gell one, but this advol is different.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Advil?: I am sorry but I was unable to find information on a medication called Advol. Advil is Ibuprofen. It is US FDA pregnancy category: C. "Comments: -Avoid use during third trimester as it may cause premature closure of the ductus arteriosus. -Not recommended in women attempting to conceive as may impair female fertility." REF: https://www.drugs.com/pregnancy/ibuprofen.html
Dr. Aveshen Govender
A Verified Doctoranswered
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Contraindicated: Advil is a non steroidal antiinflammatory. This is contraindicated in early pregnancy and should be avoided. See your doctor for monitoring and pregnancy friendly analgesia. Best wishes

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