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Acetaminophen In Pregnancy
Yes, generally: Panadol/acetaminophen is generally considered safe in pregnancy. Like even the safest medications, side effects and adverse effects can occur with this product. It should only be used when absolutely needed and then only according to the label directions. If your fever persists, see your doctor. Take Care ...Read more
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
Opioids Pregnancy: Opioids are generally avoided during pregnancy. Opioids have risks (to the unborn child) and these risks need to be weighed against the mother's medical needs. These risks and benefits need to be discussed with you and your physician. Duration and dose of medication plays a significant roll in this discussion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Check with: Your obstetrician before taking any medication.Get a more detailed answer ›
If a pregnant woman has the jaundice of pregnancy, can she still use tylenol (acetaminophen) for headaches?
Ask you OBGYN: Contrary to popular belief, the use of tylenol (acetaminophen) is not contraindicated in most liver diseases if the total daily dose is < 3000-4000 mg. The exceptions would be acute tyenol overdose and active alcoholic liver disease. I would ask your obstetrician to ensure there is no contraindications from a fetal standpoint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is children's tylenol syrup (has acetaminophen 160mg) safe to use in pregnant for sore throat and ache instead of tylenol extra strength tabs.
Consult your doctor: The first trimester is very sensitive and critical even to most otc meds. Consult your doctor first.. ...Read more
During pregnancy it can only be taken brand tylenol (acetaminophen) but can the other same as tylenol (acetaminophen) could taken since tylenol (acetaminophen) is no longer on stores?
Yes: Tylenol is a brand name for acetaminophen. You can take the same dosage of Acetaminophen regardless of which company makes it. You will find generic or store brands or other major companies who also produce Acetaminophen products. Just make sure the product only has Acetaminophen and not other active ingredients. ...Read more
Difficult: Unfortunately, there are few pain medications which have been well studied during pregnancy that can be recommended. Surface type approaches (e.g. Compresses for headaches) have been suggested as the most appropriate initial choice for pain relief. Discuss this with your healthcare provider for more details. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is domperidone (vomistop) safe in pregnancy? Can it contribute if taken in early pregnancy in sever skeletal dysplasia?
Safety unknown: The safety of domperidone in pregnancy remains unknown. In a prospective study,120 1st- trimester pregnant women taking domperidone were compared against 212 age-matched pregnant women not exposed to any potential teratogenic agent. There were three babies born with malformations in each group. Pending more data, its not worth risking your child. Ref: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23445139 ...Read more
Yes: Acetaminophen (tylenol) and narcotics (codeine' morphine) are safe for pain relief during pregnancy. Warning: stay below 4, 000 mg of Acetaminophen per day. Overdoses can cause liver dysfunction/failure. Important: narcotic overdose causes respiratory distress/failure. Overdose based on tolerance not specific doses. Note: toxins/infections cause the most damage in early pregnancy as organs form. ...Read more
Yes if : If this medication was given to you by a doctor with approval of your obgyn in order to treat a specific problem related to pain then it is ok for use. ...Read more
Most urine tests : Are looking for illegal substances like marijuana or cocaine, or legal but perhaps inappropriately used substances like opioids (morphine, heroin). Tylenol (acetaminophen) pm has Benadryl in it, which is not tested. More cold medicines have decongestants which do not typically register either. However, something like robitissin ac would show because of the codeine. ...Read more
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