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Is it safe to take paracetamol while pregnant?

Is it safe to take paracetamol while pregnant?

Yes: This is a completely safe medication in pregnancy. There is no evidence of harm to the baby. Paracetamol is the same medication as Acetaminophen or tylenol (acetaminophen). You should use it as directed on the bottle. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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Is it safe to take paracetamol if pregnant woman is sick?

Is it safe to take paracetamol if pregnant woman is sick?

Yes.: If you are nor exceeding 3 grams/day, paracetamol should be fine to take throughout pregnancy and lactation. Of course consult your obstetrician to see what causes you pain, instead of just taking a pain killer by yourself! ...Read more

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Is paracetamol safe for pregnant women?

Is paracetamol safe for pregnant women?

Yes! Consult your MD: Paracetamol is another name for acetaminohen ( trade name *tylenol). It is can be used for minor aches, headaches and other minor pain during pregnancy. The manufacturers suggest it can be used for intermittent short durations. As always consult your md before taking any medication as she/he may have other suggestions. ...Read more

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Can i take paracetamol for headache and limsip flu when pregnant?

Can i take paracetamol for headache and limsip flu when pregnant?

?????: Ask again with correct spelling GENERALLY AVOID ALL BUT ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY MEDICATIONS, SUPPLEMENTS DURING PREGNANCY! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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I'm 5 weeks pregnant. I've been advised that i can take paracetamol. How many am i allowed per day?

I'm 5 weeks pregnant.  I've been advised that i can take paracetamol.  How many am i allowed per day?

Upper limit: An upper limit is traditionally quoted as 4000mg, but if it were me, i would try to stay under 2000-3000mg a day. If you are taking a 500mg dose, that would be 4-6 in 24 hours. Important too, is how many days in a row you take it for. High doses combined with multiple days at high doses, can lead to liver damage. ...Read more

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I think I maybe pregnant but I had a bad cold and have had to take a lot paracetamol and sterpsils could this harm my pregnancy so early on. ?

I think I maybe pregnant but I had a bad cold and have had to take  a lot paracetamol and sterpsils could this harm my pregnancy so early on. ?

What Pregnancy? : Perhaps you could take a home test, if positive, see ur OB MD. Try not to play doctor, get the specifics from yours, and Good Luck. ...Read more

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Fever and cold.shall I take paracetamol 500mg amox 625 mg during early pregnancy?

Fever and cold.shall I take paracetamol 500mg amox 625 mg during early pregnancy?

If prescribed: Acetaminophen (paracetamol or tylenol) & amoxicillin are both safe in pregnancy and have both been used extensively for many years.If your doctor feels that u need them u should definitely use them.Fever can cause problems if it is too high or lasts too long.Antibiotics aren't helpful for colds since they are caused by viruses and don't respond to antibiotics so be sure ur doctor says u need amox. ...Read more

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I had fever and colds im 23 weeks pregnant can I take paracetamol?

I had fever and colds im 23 weeks pregnant can I take paracetamol?

Yes: Paracetamol is safe to take during pregnancy.Contact your obgyn if the fevers are persistent despite of medication.You might need antibiotics. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Stein
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