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Can Pregnant Women Take Aleve
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
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 more
Increased risk: of birth defects and miscarriage in the last trimester when patients have taken Aleve (naproxen). Most medications commonly used in pregnancy have insufficient data to know fetal risks. I recommend not taking it at all during pregnancy if possible. Check with your doctor for alternative treatments based on your symptoms and diagnosis. Drink lots of water, especially in your last trimester & while nursing! ...Read more
Is Aleve safe to take for pain and fever durning pregnancy? I was told I could take Tylenol, (acetaminophen) but I don't have any.
Im 10 weeks pregnant what can I take for tension headaches? Aleve (naproxen) helps a lot but i can't take that right now
Headaches/Pregnancy: Have you discussed with your obstetrician? Headaches may be associated or exacerbated with pregnancy. For tension ha you can try tyelenol. However, given pregnancy i would recommend injections such as trigger points for muscular pain or massage therapy prior. It may be beneficial to also try acupuncture. ...Read more
I'm 33 weeks pregnant, and have had a migrain for 3 days. I have taken Tylonal every 4 hrs, and it hasn't helped at all. BP is 112/69 can i take Aleve (naproxen)?
No GREAT solution: Every time I get this consult from OB I reread everything AGAIN just to check myself & see if anything new is out. But, pregnancy just ties our hands terribly. So, always start with basics. Be sure YOU're not adding risk factors such as: Lack of sleep, Low blood sugar, Caffeine WITHDRAWAL, Dehydration, POOR POSTURE, Stress. Write me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR for more ideas. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pregnancy and Meds: It is not usually recommended to take medications while pregnant. In some cases we would prescribe but check with your doctor. ...Read more
I'm 25 weeks pregnant with a tooth ache. Can I take an all day pain relief with naproxen sodium 220 mg? I have no Tylenol (acetaminophen).
Pregnancy and drugs: You are right to be concerned about taking medication during pregnancy. Discuss with your doctor the recommended treatments for simple complaints like colds and headaches during pregnancy. S/he may prefer Tylenol or acetaminophen, for example. A single dose of Aleve should not cause a problem, even at 9 weeks. ...Read more
Took 2 Aleve & hr later took 3 Advil & 3 tylenol (acetaminophen) for cramps for period was start next day. Pregnant & worried i did something to harm the baby.?
U question was : Not quite clear . But the amount of medication u took was rather excessive . Discuss with u physician what u need to do and how much u can take and do not exceed that. ...Read more
Dec 2011 i overdosed on 17 Aleve (naproxen) pills. I got pregnant in july 2012 and i got hydronephrosis in my left kidney. Symptoms were gross hematuria on august 2012. Could the pills have caused this?
No: Hydronephrosis is common during pregnancy, more on the right than left. Could also be due to a kidney stone if there is associated pain. If you have continued to take aleve (naproxen) or another pain medication, you could have bleeding from your kidney from that. Sometimes a clot in the ureter tube could cause pain and hydronephrosis as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer