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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

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Dr. Shari Jackson
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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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Is it okay to take any advol medication for headaches during pregnancy. I generally take the gell one, but this advol is different.

Is it okay to take any advol medication for headaches during pregnancy. I generally take the gell one, but this advol is different.

Advil?: I am sorry but I was unable to find information on a medication called Advol. Advil is Ibuprofen. It is US FDA pregnancy category: C. "Comments: -Avoid use during third trimester as it may cause premature closure of the ductus arteriosus. -Not recommended in women attempting to conceive as may impair female fertility." REF: https://www.drugs.com/pregnancy/ibuprofen.html ...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?

Depends: Generally, tylenol (acetaminophen) is considered safe. You should, however, consult with your obstetrician before taking any medication (prescription or over the counter) during pregnancy. It is best to avoid medications, if possible, during pregnancy and your doctor will weigh the risks and benefits of these medications when deciding. Massage and heat may be better for muscle tension headaches. ...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

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Is it normal to get headaches and cramping during pregnancy?

Mostly normal: About 1/3 of pregnant women have an increase in headaches, and that is ok. If you have severe headaches that don't go away with tylenol, (acetaminophen) or spots in front of your eyes, call your obstetrician immediately. Cramping may be normal, but if your entire abdomen is getting hard and tight, and this is coming and going regularly, call your obstetrician. Wishing you the best during your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Severe headaches during pregnancy. Does this mean I have hellp syndrome?

No: Hellp syndrome is a complex af elevated blood pressure, protein in the urine and abnormal lab results. Headaches can be part if this picture. A person can have migraine headaches or other type headaches while pregnant that are not associated with blood pressure changes and therefore not hellp syndrome. ...Read more

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Can you please offer some advice for effective headache/vomiting relief during pregnancy without medication?

Can you please offer some advice  for effective headache/vomiting relief during pregnancy without medication?

Acu bracelet: Acu pressure bracelet efficient in preventing nausea & vomiting of pregnancy & sea sickness.Applying pressure on the anterior wrists also will work-acu pressure
Diet rich in protein,Vitamin B6 25mg 3 times daily.
Ginger tea daily.
Desiccated adrenal cortex 260mg 4 times daily.
In severe cases thiamine injections.
Tiger balm externally if headache is severe. ...Read more

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Is drinking tylenol (acetaminophen) for headaches safe during pregnancy?

Is drinking tylenol (acetaminophen) for headaches safe during pregnancy?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is one of the only medications considered safe for treating pain during pregnancy. Try to limit your daily dose to no more than 3000mg per day. ...Read more

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Can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) for headache during pregnancy. If yes how much mg is preffered?

Can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) for headache during pregnancy. If yes how much mg is preffered?

Yes, you can: Headaches are a common complaint during pregnancy and most pregnant women can safely take Tylenol (acetaminophen). For more information bring up your concerns with your gynecologist or OB-GYN. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Tylenol 1gr every two or three days during pregnancy? I have frequent headaches.

Is it safe to take Tylenol 1gr every two or three days during pregnancy? I have frequent headaches.

"Tylenol"/pregnancy: Tylenol (ibuprofen) is generally safe in pregnancy, but always check with your ob provider to make sure the level is appropriate to take during certain stages of pregnancy. Too much ibuprofen can cause other problems which can affect pregnancy. ...Read more

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My doctor keeps telling me that it is normal to have headaches during pregnancy, but I have constant 24 hour headaches non stop. What is wrong?

My doctor keeps telling me that it is normal to have headaches during pregnancy, but I have constant 24 hour headaches non stop. What is wrong?

Headaches: Headaches are common, but you're not giving enough info to know what is causing your headaches. It could be related to high blood pressure, anemia, new onset migraines, etc. Certainly taking some tylenol (acetaminophen) or acetominophen if not allergic may help as well as drink some caffeine (avoid sugary caffeine drinks) ...Read more

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A young pregnant women die during pregnancy. she was fit but had a headache/placental tear went to ER and given medicine & died @7months. im scared?

A young pregnant women die during pregnancy. she was fit but had a headache/placental tear went to ER and given medicine & died @7months. im scared?

Either a headache: or a placental tear can be dangerous but serious consequences are rare if you have proper prenatal care and go to a hospital that has greater than a level one nursery and in-house obstetrics and anesthesia. ...Read more

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What medicine is safe to take during pregnancy for extreme headache, bad.Cough, and chest congestion?

What medicine is safe to take during pregnancy for extreme headache, bad.Cough, and chest congestion?

Depends on trimester: During 1st trimester always bet to avoid meds. Later on tylenol (acetaminophen) is okay and technically speaking an opioid antitussive should be okay. Discuss with OB before taking any new meds. Avoid all nsaids. ...Read more

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Are severe headaches common in early pregnancy? I'm 28 yrs old, 12 weeks pregnant with 5th child fourth pregnancy.

Are severe headaches common in early pregnancy? I'm 28 yrs old, 12 weeks pregnant with 5th child fourth pregnancy.

Possible migraines: It is possible you may be suffering from migraines. Check with your obstetrician or internist. ...Read more

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Is Mybulin safe to take for headaches during pregnancy? Also, epitec seems to be a safe drug for pregnant bipolar sufferers. Doctors are divided.

Is Mybulin safe to take for headaches during pregnancy? Also, epitec seems to be a safe drug for pregnant bipolar sufferers. Doctors are divided.

Mybulin contains: 200 mg Ibuprofen, 350 mg paracetamol (acetaminophen), and 10 mg codeine for pain. It is best to avoid ibuprofen, especially in the last trimester. Prolonged use of opioids (codeine) during pregnancy can result in physical dependence in the newborn. It is best to review risks with your Obstetrician. Acetaminophen alone may be best choice. Best regards. ...Read more

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Am extremely tired,hungry with no appetite and a terrible headache during first trimester of pregnancy ?

Am extremely tired,hungry with no appetite and a terrible headache during first trimester of pregnancy
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Seeing OB MD yet?: I hope your have made an appointment and are seeing an OB MD to initiate your prenatal care. That health professional can care for your pregnancy and answer all your questions. Generally, your symptoms are common in early pregnancy but you need to be examined for anemia and the status of your pregnancy as soon as you can arrange it. ...Read more

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What can you take for a headache during pregnancy? Im 14 weeks pregnant and have some severe headaches at night...

What can you take for a headache during pregnancy? Im 14 weeks pregnant and have some severe headaches at night...

HA when pregnant: Some tips for migraine when pregnant: sleep hygiene = 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep every night. Smoking cessation. Adequate hydration, at least 64 ounces of water each day. Moderation of caffeine intake, less than 5 cups coffee per day. Stress reduction. Riboflavin 400 mg/day, and/or magnesium oxide 400-800 mg/day. Yoga, gentle stretching, massage, meditation. Hope this helps, good luck! ...Read more

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What can I drink for sinus headache and nasal drip during pregnancy?

What can I drink for sinus headache and nasal drip during pregnancy?

Many option: You may want to start with a saline nasal spray to see if your symptoms improve. If not, you can try tylenol (acetaminophen). Do not take a decongestant like sudafed unless you speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cause of feeling faint followed by a hot flash, exhaustion and headache during pregnancy?

What is the cause of feeling faint followed by a hot flash, exhaustion and headache during pregnancy?

Multiple causes: Many issues: ?anemia, low or high blood sugar, pregnancy itself, hormonal fluctuations etc. The best idea is to have a thorough OB-GYN examination, . ...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