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

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

Probably: Tylenol exposure is common in pregnancy but shouldn't involve more than the recommended dose. Toxicity of tylenol is easy so caution is warranted. There are some issues of tylenol 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

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Pregnant and been taking a lot of tylenol for tooth extraction pain. Have not exceeded max dosage of 4000mg/day. Should baby's liver be ok?

Pregnant and been taking a lot of tylenol for tooth extraction pain. Have not exceeded max dosage of 4000mg/day. Should baby's liver be ok?

Yes: This medication is considered safe during pregnancy when used at normal dose levels.Babies liver is not very active in processing it as the vast majority of such work is done by your system during the pregnancy to alloy baby to concentrate on growth. ...Read more

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How much tylenol can I take while pregnant?

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

How much tylenol 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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What type of Tylenol can i take if pregnant ?

What type of Tylenol 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 currently 29 weeks pregnant what kind of tylenol can I take for cold symptoms?

I'm currently 29 weeks pregnant what kind of tylenol can I take for cold symptoms?

Any type: Tylenol and cold medications with tylenol are all safe to take during pregnancy. Extra strengthtylenol is also ok; just take as directed on the label. Benadryl and other over the counter cold medicines, such as robitussin, dayquil, nyquil, etc and sudafed are safe as well. Sudafed should be avoided in patients with high blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can you take tylenol while pregnant?

Tylenol and pregnant: Tylenol 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 during their pregnancy. ...Read more

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

What is the maximum amount of tylenol 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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Tylenol (Definition)

Tylenol is thename brand for acetomenofin and is used for pain relief and for fever reduction . It adds the the effect of many narcotic drugs without having to raise the narcotic dose. Can cause liver problems in excess. Should take n-acety cysteine supplement ...Read more


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Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more