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Is it safe to take panadol for headache during pregnancy (first month)? Panadol is similar to tylenol (acetaminophen).

Is it safe to take panadol for headache during pregnancy (first month)? Panadol is similar to tylenol (acetaminophen).

Probably safe!: Panadol is a acetomenophin drug like Tylenol (acetaminophen) but does NOT have the "safety" profile of Tylenol (acetaminophen)... Why not take the latter? Hope this helps Dr z ...Read more

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Dr. James Dukelow
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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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How can I manage my headaches during pregnancy?

How can I manage my headaches during pregnancy?

Many things: Avoid caffeine, eat/sleep at regular times, minimize stress. If headache persists, you may take tylenol (acetaminophen) for symptomatic management. If headache persists despite sleep/medications, contact your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes headaches to increase during pregnancy?

What causes headaches to increase during pregnancy?

Hormones.: Estrogen and Progesterone skyrocket during pregnancy and lower the migraine and headache threshold for predisposed women. Obese women can have pseudotumor cerebri and any woman may have preeclampsia. Stress can always cause tension headache. Acetaminophen (+/- codeine) is the mainstay of therapy during pregnancy. Metoclopramide 10 mg when taken with tylenol (acetaminophen) 1000 mg is very effective and safe! ...Read more

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How can I ease my headache? And is it normal during pregnancy?

How can I ease my headache? And is it normal during pregnancy?

I hope your: Headache would improve after reading this link. God bless u! http://www.Whattoexpect.Com/pregnancy/symptoms-and-solutions/headaches-during-pregnancy.Aspx. ...Read more

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What to do if there's constant headaches during 2nd week of pregnancy?

What to do if there's constant headaches during 2nd week of pregnancy?

See your OB/GYN: With few exceptions, medications should not be prescribed if the patient is pregnant because of possible harm to the unborn child. No drug, including over-the-counter medication, should ever be prescribed without consulting the patient's obstetrician. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm at week 7 nd from last 3-4 days i experienced mild headache, is this normal during pregnancy?

I'm at week 7 nd from last 3-4 days i experienced mild headache, is this normal during pregnancy?

Maybe normal: Maybe. Were any medical problems identified on your initial prenatal visit? Have you been pregnant before? Did you experience any medical issues during your last pregnancy? I would want to check your blood pressure and encourage adequate hydration. There are a plethora of common reasons why you would get a headache like anyone else but you certainly need to mention this to your physician if he. ...Read more

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What can I take for tension headaches during pregnancy?

What can I take for tension headaches during pregnancy?

Self care : You can try some home remedies for starters. - lifestyle: regular sleep, healthy diet, regular exercise - avoid triggers: common triggers include coffee, chocolates, yellow cheese, other dairy products, red meat, nuts, alcohol - massages over the temples and neck - warm compresses over the neck and temples. ...Read more

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Headache and cold sweats during pregnancy what should I do and what causes this?

Headache  and cold sweats during pregnancy what should I do and what causes this?

Symptoms: some of the hormonal changes of pregnancy may cause hot flashes and cold sweats and tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe for headaches. However, what to do depends on your gestational age. Best thing is to call your OB in the morning and mention your symptoms and see what he/she suggests. ...Read more

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Headache(left side) during pregnancy, is pain killer advisable? Any other remedy?

Headache(left side) during pregnancy, is pain killer advisable? Any other remedy?

More Info Please: If you are early in pregnancy, you can try some tylenol (acetaminophen) for your headaches. You can also sleep it off. You may try some tiger Balm massage on your head and forehead. However, a headache later in pregnancy can be a sign of Pre Eclampsia. You should see your doctor and get your BP check done. Good Luck. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more