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Can I take papaya enzyme tablets to ease digestion while pregnant?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Horacio Capote
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Most Definitely
In fact, before we could synthetically produce such enzymes, papaya was a source of digestive enzymes.
You may have noticed that when consumed after a heavy meal it seems to facilitate digestion.

In brief: Most Definitely
In fact, before we could synthetically produce such enzymes, papaya was a source of digestive enzymes.
You may have noticed that when consumed after a heavy meal it seems to facilitate digestion.
Dr. Horacio Capote
Dr. Horacio Capote
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Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
If you feel that taking papaya enzymes aids in digestion they are totally safe in pregnancy as they work locally in the intestinal track and ended not enter the bloodstream, hence do not reach your baby.

In brief: Yes
If you feel that taking papaya enzymes aids in digestion they are totally safe in pregnancy as they work locally in the intestinal track and ended not enter the bloodstream, hence do not reach your baby.
Dr. Scott Kramer
Dr. Scott Kramer
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Dr. David Fein
Preventive Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Most OTC digestive supplements are safe in pregnancy.

In brief: Yes
Most OTC digestive supplements are safe in pregnancy.
Dr. David Fein
Dr. David Fein
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