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Advil And Pregnancy
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
16 weeks pregnant and currently running a fever and have chills. Is it save to take Advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin?
12 hours appart: Anaprox is a NSAID also known as naproxen. It can cause severe GI probems and should only be used as directed. Tylenol is acetaminophen, not a nsaid. Both have side effects, like any medication. I would never take them together, and would wait 8 to 12 hours between doses. It also depends why you are taking them. If you have pain that isn't controlled, talk to your doc. ...Read more
Meds and Pregnant: Any medication should be pre-approved by your OBGYN. Even over the counter meds. Even pain meds for a toothache. Call you MD's office and speak to their nurse who will readily find out for you. Visit your DDS office , find out what is the cause of your tooth pain. They can call the MD office and find out what is OK and not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more