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I just found out today my wife is pregnant.  she's having lower back pain and not for sure if she can take an OTC pain reliever. Can she?
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Dr. Leland Cheng
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Acetaminophen is OK
Acetaminophen (commonly referred to by the brand name, tylenol (acetaminophen)) is safe to use in pregnancy for common aches and pains.
The maximum daily dose would be 1000mg four times-a-day (equivalent to 2 extra-strength tylenol (acetaminophen) tablets 4 times-a-day).

In brief: Acetaminophen is OK
Acetaminophen (commonly referred to by the brand name, tylenol (acetaminophen)) is safe to use in pregnancy for common aches and pains.
The maximum daily dose would be 1000mg four times-a-day (equivalent to 2 extra-strength tylenol (acetaminophen) tablets 4 times-a-day).
Dr. Leland Cheng
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Acetaminophen
Only safe oriduct.

In brief: Acetaminophen
Only safe oriduct.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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