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How safe is paracetamol 500mg x 2tabs in pregnancy? Can it harm baby in any way? I’m 23wks pregnant. Had it twice today due to a head cold.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Acetaminophen

(Paracetamol/ Tylenol) is FDA pregnancy class B in all 3 semesters.
That means that you may use it if needed within the recommended dosage range. Recently Tylenol manufacturer lowered max dose recommendations to no more than 2- 500 mg tabs orally 3 times a day (for max of 3,000 mg/ day).

In brief: Acetaminophen

(Paracetamol/ Tylenol) is FDA pregnancy class B in all 3 semesters.
That means that you may use it if needed within the recommended dosage range. Recently Tylenol manufacturer lowered max dose recommendations to no more than 2- 500 mg tabs orally 3 times a day (for max of 3,000 mg/ day).
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