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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...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, : Tylenol, 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 is very dangerous to your liver. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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

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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I am 22wks pregnant and have a cold can I take childrens acetaminophen?

I am 22wks pregnant and have a cold can I take childrens acetaminophen?

Congratulations!: Yes, you may take children's Acetaminophen but why not adult acetaminophen? This medication is dosed based on weight so if you weigh at least 100 pounds (to be safe) you can take the adult dose of Acetaminophen every 4-6 hours as needed only. It is always a good idea to discuss any medicine with you OB before you take any medicine. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take acetaminophen and UTI medication together while pregnant?

Is it safe to take acetaminophen and UTI medication together while pregnant?

Usually yes: You can always ask your OB if questions, but tylenol is ok in pregnancy and the antibiotics selected should also be, so both together should not be a problem. Just do not exceed 3 grams of Acetaminophen (/tylenol) per day. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more