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How much tylenol (acetaminophen) can I take while pregnant?

How much tylenol (acetaminophen) can I take while pregnant?

Same as not pregnant: You don't go over the amount on the label. It is the same as when you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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How much tylenol (acetaminophen) can I take while pregnant without hurting the baby? Like throughout the week...

How much tylenol (acetaminophen) can I take while pregnant without hurting the baby? Like throughout the week...

Up to 4 gm daily.: The maximum recommended dose of Acetaminophen for adults including pregnant women is 4 grams daily, however most people find relief with 1-2 grams at the most. Please limit use to as few days as possible and see your doctor if you need it for more than 2-3 days at high doses, as prolonged use of high doses is toxic to your liver.. ...Read more

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Pregnant 24/25 - can I take extra strength Tylenol? I would take 2 and they are 500 mg each.

Pregnant 24/25 - can I take extra strength Tylenol? I would take 2 and they are 500 mg each.

Safe in pregnancy: Tylenol is safe in pregnancy, up to 8 tabs a day of extra-strength 500 mg tabs. There could be other reasons, allergy to med, e.g., for which you should not. I would discuss with your doctor about the symptoms you are treating, and/or if you are taking the medication for more than a few weeks. ...Read more

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Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) while pregnant?

Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) while pregnant?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) and pregnant: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is considered safe in pregnancy. There is a large Danish study that shows a 40% increase in the incidence of ADHD in children born to mothers who took Tylenol (acetaminophen) during their pregnancy. ...Read more

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What type of Tylenol (acetaminophen) can I take if pregnant?

What type of Tylenol (acetaminophen) can I take if pregnant?

Usually: Dosages are recommended on the order of 325-650 mg at a time up to every four hours, with a maximum dosage of less than 4000 mg (or 4 gm) per day. But more and more physicians are recommending less than 3000 mg per day to help protect your liver. In the end, dosages should be reviewed with your OB, as often physicians recommend slight differences based on his/her experiences. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and was curious if tylenol (acetaminophen) pm is safe to take?

I'm pregnant and was curious if tylenol (acetaminophen) pm is safe to take?

No: Tylenol (acetaminophen) pm contains Benadryl which has diphenhydramine. This is a pregnancy category b drug as specified by the fda. It is known to have strong oxytocic effects, ie induce strong uterine contractions. This has been confirmed in various human and animal study models. ...Read more

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What is the maximum amount of tylenol (acetaminophen) you can take when pregnant?

The same: It is the same as what is written in the package insert under adult dosing. Maximum dose is 4 grams (4000mg) daily. ...Read more

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Can you take extra strength tylenol (acetaminophen) while pregnant, two pills at a time? And what the regular dosage says?

Can you take extra strength tylenol (acetaminophen) while pregnant, two pills at a time? And what the regular dosage says?

Probably: Tylenol (acetaminophen) exposure is common in pregnancy but shouldn't involve more than the recommended dose. Toxicity of tylenol (acetaminophen) is easy so caution is warranted. There are some issues of tylenol (acetaminophen) use in pregnancy with blood pressure elevations and preterm labor as well. Isolated and irregular use is probably safe, but no medication can be presumed safe in pregnancy. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) is fine. Ibuprofen is usually not recommended but can be used in the first trimester if your ob/gyne syas it is ok. Try the tylenol (acetaminophen) first. If it does not help, call your ob/gyne for another suggestion. ...Read more

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Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) durning pregnancy?

Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) durning pregnancy?

Yes: Studies in pregnant women have shown no risk to the fetus in the sensitive first trimester and no risk in the subsequent trimesters. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) while pregnant?

Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) while pregnant?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is category b, indicating an acceptable safety. Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in tylenol (acetaminophen) is also in many other products, like cold and sinus rx. Always read the ingredients and take care not to exceed the recommended daily amount, it can be toxic to the liver, pregnant or not. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) while pregnant?

Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) while pregnant?

Yes: Yes, tylenol (or its generic, acetaminophen) is safe during pregnancy. Most women try to take as little medicine as possible during pregnancy, especially during the first 3 months. A woman's ob-gyn doctor likely has a printed hand-out that lists the usual medications that pregnant women can take for common symptoms during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is tylenol (acetaminophen) pm safe to take during pregnancy?

Yes: It will be fine to take while you are pregnant, however if used too often for sleep, after awhile your body may not feel well rested. Frequent use of Diphenhydramine (benadryl or the 'pm' part of tylenol (acetaminophen) pm) can disrupt your ability to reach deep rem sleep. ...Read more

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Can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine possible pregnant?

Can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine possible pregnant?

Meds with pregnancy: Must be careful with medications if you think you are pregnant. Check with you OB for questions. Get urine pregnancy test done. ...Read more

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I am 6 wks pregnant. Is safe for me to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM?

I am 6 wks pregnant. Is safe for me to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM?

Pregnancy: If your tylenol (acetaminophen) PM is just tylenol (acetaminophen) and benadryl, yes, it is fine to take as long as you have a healthy liver. ...Read more

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What other pain pills I can take besides tylenol (acetaminophen) if I don't have any? I'm pregnant

What other pain pills I can take besides tylenol (acetaminophen) if I don't have any? I'm pregnant

Depends: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is generally safe. Certain anti-inflammatory medications such as Ibuprofen can be used early in the pregnancy but whether such a medication can be used by you specifically depends on 1. How far along you are, 2. Your underlying medical conditions (blood pressure, etc.), 3. Other medications that you might be taking. The cardinal rule for medications during pregnancy is ask your ob. ...Read more

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Is tylenol (acetaminophen) safe to take and will it help relieve the pains during my early stages of pregnancy?

Is tylenol (acetaminophen) safe to take and will it help relieve the pains during my early stages of pregnancy?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe during pregnancy, but it may not help all the pains, such as round ligament pain, during early pregnancy. No medication really will help. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) while pregnant? I have white oblong pills that say l484 if it's okay to take how many can I take?

Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) while pregnant? I have white oblong pills that say l484 if it's okay to take how many can I take?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe to take during pregnancy. I'm not sure what the the pills are that you are describing. Generally tylenol (acetaminophen) can be in two forms of 325 mg or 500 mg per tablet. You can take one to two of those tablets every 4-6 hours as needed. You should not take over 4, 000 mg in a day. ...Read more

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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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I'm seven months pregnant I have been havin this pelvic hip and leg pain since I was five months almost too the point where I can barely walk and I have to take tylenol everyday which I don't want too cause that's too much and I jus deal with the pain my dr

I'm seven months pregnant I have been havin this pelvic hip and leg pain since I was five months almost too the point where I can barely walk and I have to take tylenol everyday which I don't want too cause that's too much and I jus deal with the pain my dr

CALL YOUR OB: Your OB can refer you to an orthopedic doc for diagnosis and treatment like physical therapy stretching and message a nd when you get past 37 weeks, your doc may or may not want to do an amnio for fetal lung maturity so u can get induced early assuming your pain gets worse which it may as u get farther along, I have done that with a few of my pts in the past who had unbearable pain. ...Read more

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Can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) for flu when I am 3 months pregnant?

Can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) for flu when I am 3 months pregnant?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) at recommended doses is safe for pregnancy at any time. You should look at the ingredient list of any other medications you take to be sure that tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetominophen) is not an ingredient. ...Read more

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