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12 weeks pregnant, bad headaches, how much regular strength tylneol is safe to consume in 24 hours? Can i take 2 every 4 hours ?

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Dr. Liza Kunz
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: 4g

You should take no more than 4 grams of tylenol (acetaminophen) daily.
That is equivalent to 2 extra strength tablets every six hours.

In brief: 4g

You should take no more than 4 grams of tylenol (acetaminophen) daily.
That is equivalent to 2 extra strength tablets every six hours.
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz
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Dr. Suzanne Fiala
Family Medicine

In brief: Don't recommend it.

Technically an adult with a healthy liver can take a maximum of 4000 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) in 24 hrs.
However you are pregnant, and i would not recommend that much tylenol (acetaminophen) on a daily basis. Not good for baby or you, and the tylenol (acetaminophen) may end up actually contributing to rebound headaches. Talk to your ob, and consider trying alternatives-acupuncture, ice pack on the back of the neck, neck massage.

In brief: Don't recommend it.

Technically an adult with a healthy liver can take a maximum of 4000 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) in 24 hrs.
However you are pregnant, and i would not recommend that much tylenol (acetaminophen) on a daily basis. Not good for baby or you, and the tylenol (acetaminophen) may end up actually contributing to rebound headaches. Talk to your ob, and consider trying alternatives-acupuncture, ice pack on the back of the neck, neck massage.
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
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