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I'm 8 weeks and 4 days pregnant. I have a huge headache for about 2 days now. Is it safe to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) Extra strength?? Please & Thank you

Safe in right doses. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a safe medication to take in the first trimester. Care should be taken not to take more than recommended dose: not to exceed 1g (two of Extra strength pills) in one dose and 4g (eight of Extra strength pill) in 24 hours. Read more...

I'm pregnant with a bad headache. If I don't have 2 extra strength Tylenol (acetaminophen) (500mg ea) can I take 3 regular strength (325mg ea)?

Yes. It's safe to take Acetaminophen during pregnancy, but it's not recommended to exceed more than 3000 mg a day. It's also advised to avoid taking Acetaminophen frequently unless the headache is really bad, otherwise, you may develop over-use headache. May try relaxation deep breathing, rest in a dark quiet room, or simply ice pak. Read more...

8 weeks 4 days pregnant. Is it safe to drink 500 mg Tylenol (acetaminophen) Extra Strength? I have a huge headache. Thanks!

No FDA category. When pregnant, it's always a good idea to run everything past your OB or Family Doc if s/he is providing your prenatal care. Acetaminophen has not been categorized by FDA w/regards to pregnancy safety (http://www.drugs.com/pregnancy/acetaminophen.html). With that said, acetaminophen is generally considered safe assuming you don't take in excess, drink alcohol in excess or have underlying liver dz. Read more...

18 weeks pregnant and I have a really bad headache. Can I take two 500 mg extra strength tylenols (acetaminophen)?

Generally safe. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is generally safe during pregnancy. Always minimize any medication use . Start with 1 es tylenol (acetaminophen) it may do the job. Contact your doctor and notify him/her of your symptoms. Read more...

I am 13 weeks pregnant and have had migraines for the last 2 weeks. Tylenol (acetaminophen) does not help. Is there something else I can take to help the pain?

Excedrine migraine. If you never had headaches/migraines in past, you should consut doc for an eval...If you had this before and feels similar pain etc...Excedrine migraine and/or aleve/motrin may help. If not, you should see doc. Congrats on the pregnancy and good luck.. Read more...