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I'm 18 weeks pregnant and am having horrible headaches in my frontal lobes. I take 1000 mg every 6 hours and nothing helps. What else can I do?

I'm 18 weeks pregnant and am having horrible headaches in my frontal lobes. I take 1000 mg every 6 hours and nothing helps. What else can I do?

Caffeine: First drink until your pee is clear and keep drinking a lot. Second, try some caffeine as 1000 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) every 6 hours could eventually hurt your liver. Women can safely have 200-300mg of caffeine per day in pregnancy. If caffeine doesn't work, see md for stronger med. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Are there any safe medicines for pregnant women to take (2nd trimester) for a cold with sinus headaches?

Are there any safe medicines for pregnant women to take (2nd trimester) for a cold with sinus headaches?

OTC remedies: As a general rule, try otc (over the counter) remedies first (e.g. Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fevers, minor aches & pains, Robitussin or cough, etc..). If symptoms don't improve and/or stronger intervention is desired, contact provider. ...Read more

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18 weeks pregnant and I have a really bad headache. Can i take two 500 mg extra strength tylenols (acetaminophen)?

18 weeks pregnant and I have a really bad headache. Can i take two 500 mg extra strength tylenols (acetaminophen)?

Generally safe.: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is generally safe during pregnancy. Always minimize any medication use . Start with 1 es tylenol (acetaminophen) it may do the job. Contact your doctor and notify him/her of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Is is safe to drink panadol for pain while pregnant? I am 18 weeks pregnant and i does have a lot of headaches is it safe to drink panadol 500g during this time...I normally take two 500g tablets a day...Is it safe for my unborn child?, if not what are t

Is is safe to drink panadol for pain while pregnant? I am 18 weeks pregnant and i does have a lot of headaches is it safe to drink panadol 500g during this time...I normally take two  500g tablets a day...Is it safe for my unborn child?, if not what are t

Panadol (acetaminophen) : Panadol (acetaminophen) is a category a drug, which means that it is safe to take during pregnancy . However, it should be taken at the lowest effective dose for the shortest possible time. Do not exceed the recommended doseage listed on the bottle. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take acetaminophen while pregnant? I am 18 weeks and have a bad cold/cough/headache & body aches. Regular strength, 325mg

Tylenol, (acetaminophen) : Tylenol, (acetaminophen) acetminophen, is safe to take when pregnant. Please be sure to follow the dosing instructions on the package. Do not take more than it recommends. Overdosing on tylenol (acetaminophen) is very dangerous to your liver. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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I'm 18 weeks pregnant and have a tummy ache and cloudy vision and a slight headache. Is this normal?

I'm 18 weeks pregnant and have a tummy ache and cloudy vision and a slight headache. Is this normal?

Pregnancy issues: This is not normal in pregnancy. Go see your obstetrician for evaluation immediately. You need to be checked for diabetes and other hormone imbalance like overproduction of prolactin. Ultimately it can be nothing but due to pregnancy, you must be cautious. Take care! ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more