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A 39-year-old female asked:

Good day. what effervescent tablet is safe at 11 weeks pregnant? i have paragrip c they contains 500mg paracetamol, 2mg chlorphenamine maleate and 250mg sodium ascorbate. or i have efferflu c. is any one of these safe?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Read the labels: Those are combination medications, although paragrip c ingredients look safe, in a sense that there are no data confirming harm to baby at this stage, you still ought to be careful in reading the labels on any drug OTC during any stage in pregnancy and don't exceed recommended dosage and duration. If symptoms are uncontrollable see your doctor, wish you a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby
Last updated Apr 2, 2019

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