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Doctor insights on: Can I Take Acetaminophen While Pregnant

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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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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Can i take panadol (acetaminophen) advance if i am pregnant?

Can i take panadol (acetaminophen) advance if i am pregnant?

Acetaminophen: Hi, Acetaminophen is class B in pregnancy. Class B is frequently used during pregnancy and doesn't seem to cause birth defect or other complications, do not take more more than 3000mg a day, if need better pain control talk to ur OB doctor. ...Read more

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Is the medication tempra (acetaminophen) bad to take while pregnant?

Is the medication tempra (acetaminophen) bad to take while pregnant?

Safe: Tempra is just Tylenol (acetaminophen, aka paracetamol) sold in places outside the US. It is usually considered safe, though in some studies there is an association between frequent maternal use of acetaminophen during pregnancy and asthma in early childhood. Occasional use is considered safe. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What's the maximum dosage of acetaminophen that I can take while pregnant?

4 grams/day: The dosing is no different for pregnant women taking Acetaminophen than non-pregnant women. The max dose is 1 gram every 6 hours with a maximum of 4 grams per day. Importantly, this is assuming the person does not have kidney or liver problems, and is not an alcoholic. ...Read more

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Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) while pregnant?

Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) while pregnant?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) and pregnant: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is considered safe in pregnancy. There is a large Danish study that shows a 40% increase in the incidence of ADHD in children born to mothers who took Tylenol (acetaminophen) during their pregnancy. ...Read more

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How much tylenol (acetaminophen) can I take while pregnant?

How much tylenol (acetaminophen) can I take while pregnant?

Same as not pregnant: You don't go over the amount on the label. It is the same as when you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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