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Can You Take Ibuprofen While Pregnant
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
yes and no: Legally and according to recommendations you have to be transitioned to methadone. Practically, we switch people from suboxone to subutex and, as far as i know, the manufacturer did not raise any red flags, even though they collect data on pregnancies for about 10 years. Unfortunately, there is always a risk in each case has to be decided individually. ...Read more
None: No medicine in general is safe for any condition. It is the amount of a medicine that makes it medicine or poison. Medicine always has the potential to harm. In medicine, it is always about weighing the benefits vs. potential risks. In many situations the benefits of taking a certain medication are extremely high versus potential harm - but that potential to harm is always present. ...Read more
Yes: Yes. They are two different classes of medication and should act together to help pain. ...Read more
Talk to your doctor!: If you are pregnant while taking cymbalta (duloxetine), (duloxetine) let your healthcare provider know. Your healthcare provider will consider both the benefits and the risks of taking Cymbalta (duloxetine) during pregnancy before making a recommendation for your particular situation. Problems such as low birth weight, pulmonary hypertension and seizures have been reported in infants of mothers that took medications like cymbalta (duloxetine). ...Read more
Talk with OB but no: Dayquil contains acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, pseudoephedrine. Acetaminophen (tylenol) is ok but the other two are class c which most OB do not allow. Use nasal saline. Class c: studies on animals show adverse effect and toxicity on fetus. No adequate and well controlled studies done on pregnant women. Drugs should be given only if potential benefit outweighs the potential risk to the fetus. ...Read more
Yes!: There are many different types of DayQuil. The products found in DayQuil are used for pain relief, decongestant, and as a cough suppressant. It is okay to take metronidazole with any form of Dayquil. NyQuil products that contain alcohol - and most do - should be avoided. The combination of alcohol and metronidazole can make the patient feel very ill. ...Read more
Yes: There is no adverse affect of Diphenhydramine (benadryl) on pregnancy and no adverse affects to developing baby. However, remember it can make you very drowsy, and this may be exaggerated during pregnancy, so don't use and do things like drive or use chain saws after taking the med. Also, make sure to get extra fluids as it can cause a bit of dizziness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Period starts 5/9/2012 , 18/9/2012 done sex , on 19/9/2012 due to fever and headache I took ibuprofen(one tablet) and day after that I took paracitmol two tablets. Will it affect my baby if I become preganant?
I am about 4wks pregnant, and have horrible migraines, is it ok to take motrin until i get to my ob? & if so what dose?
No, take Tylenol (acetaminophen): Ibuprofen should not be taken in the first or last trimester of pregnancy. In the first 13 weeks it can be associated with a birth defect called gastroschisis (a defect in the abdominal wall) or a cleft palate. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe in all stages of pregnancy and is preferred. If your headaches are not responding to tylenol (acetaminophen) see your OB for other options. ...Read more
I'm 5 weeks pregnant with a horrible sinus cold. Tylenol (acetaminophen) wasn't touching it. I had to take advil. Is Advil ok for extreme cases like this? Duration?
Probably: We don't have good data to tell us whether advil (ibuprofen) is a problem early in pregnancy. It may interfere with ovulation and implantation since it decreases prostaglandins that are necessary for these processes. There aren't any specific birth defects associated with early use. Use in the final 6 weeks of pregnancy can cause changes in blood flow in the heart and cause damage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I may be about 3 weeks pregnant- i take 12.5 mg atenolol bid - should I stop its for high hr (pots) did i already harm baby? Also had norflex (orphenadrine) & motrin
No: You likely haven't harmed the baby, though you should see doctor and see if has another recommendation. Most cardiologists are going to recommend metoprolol in pregnancy for elevated heart rate control. It's in the same class of medications but better for pregnant women. Make sure you have appointment right away, either with doctor who prescribed you the atenolol, or with an ob/gyn, don't wait! ...Read more
33wks. Pregnant, having a bad toothache, tylenol (acetaminophen) not working and cannot see ob or dentist until.Tuesday. Is it safe to take motrin for the pain?
Can a pregnant women take tylenol or ibuprophen when she has a headache? I'm wondering if you could help me on my question because i'm pregnant and scared to death to take something for a headache because i don't know if I am supposed to or not.
Most likely yes: Occasionally women who are having premature labor are treated with Motrin 3-4 times a day. It is safe to take up until 32 weeks gestation. However taking it daily will sometimes reduce the fluid around the baby (the fluid goes to normal once women stop the motrin). So to take it rarely won't hurt the baby. Just make sure your doctor knows so he or she can give you guidelines. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pregnancy test was negative, I took 2 Advil cold and sinus.. next day pregnancy test positive.. now I'm worried?
My ribs hurt from coughing too much! feels almost broken, i haven't taken motrin because i'm pregnant. Should i apply cold or warm compress on area?
I might be pregnant- the past 2 weeks though I have had about 4 motrin, 2 norflex (orphenadrine) and I am on atenolol & probiotic could I have hurt the baby? I would be about 3.5 weeks now
I think i may have just miscarried. How do you verify this? I am on birth control and was not aware of or expecting to be pregnant. I have been having unusually strong cramps tonight that are not being helped much with motrin. I went to urinate and a larg
Unfortunately : Unfortunately I am answering this 7 days after you asked. You can have the tissue sent to pathology to look for chorionic villi. This period may have had overgrowth of the endometrium which came out in a sort of "cast"/ all at once. This would explain the excessive cramping. In the future, a miscarriage could potentially be confirmed with a pregnancy test. Even after a miscarriage the pregnancy hormone (HCG) doesn't drop immediately. ...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
No: Ibuprofen is an NSAID and you should not take this in pregnancy unless directed by your obstetrician for a few very specific indications. For fever, headaches and pains that you might take Ibuprofen for outside of pregnancy take tylenol (acetaminophen) for in pregnancy unless you are allergic to tylenol (acetaminophen) or have liver disease. Alleve is also not to be taken in pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen 800 mg for what source of pain? Different pain medication works differently for different people. Regardless I would not recommend more than 600 mg. More than that will not likely help. You can add 300 mg extra strength Tylenol for better pain control. However find out what is causing your pain and address the cause. Speak to your own doctor for recommendations. ...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
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