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Pregnant Women Taking Tylenol
Check ingredients: These products contain a cocktail of four or more medications--avoid ibuprofen, Naproxen and Aspirin in pregnancy. Tylenol/acetaminophen is fine, and i don't see harm with Guaifenesin or phenylephrine. As a rule it's probably better to just buy the individual medication/s you need for symptom relief, even when you're not pregnant--avoid these cocktails. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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.
Yes: Yes, but in limited quantities and should only be taken for minor problems. ...Read more
Ask you OBGYN: Contrary to popular belief, the use of tylenol is not contraindicated in most liver diseases if the total daily dose is < 3000-4000 mg. The exceptions would be acute tyenol overdose and active alcoholic liver disease. I would ask your obstetrician to ensure there is no contraindications from a fetal standpoint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a 11 week pregnant woman take Tylenol cold and flu. She has cold with runny nose and cough. What is best medicine for her?
Be cautious: You are still in the first trimester and it is better to err on the side of caution and avoid unnecessary medications. Fevers should be actively managed but otherwise you are only treating symptoms. I do not recommend multi-symptom preparations. If you must take something, take the minimal effective amount of medication for the particular symptom you are trying to manage. ...Read more
I am 36 week pregnant and have fever of 100.9 from 1 week, it does not go away.. I have been taking tylenol.. Please suggest?
Pregnant (16wks) taking tylenol extra strength 3 to 4 days a week. 4 to 6 pills a day to help w migraine ease. Will this hurt baby?
Theoretically safe: But maybe the question is why you have such bad, protracted headaches. Have you had a complete evaluation by your ob-gyn and a neurologist? Have you done a head ache diary to try to pinpoint triggers. Remember pregnancy " changes" our bodies to a point and how we react to things. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been prescribed nortriptilyne for headaches now found out Im 5 wks pregnant. have stopped taking it. Can I still take it or anything else? no Tylenol
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