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What is safest to take instead of ibuprofen while I am pregnant?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jay Goldberg
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Acetaminophen
Acetaminophen is considered safer in pregnancy than ibuprofen.
It can be dangerous when taken in high doses. If it does not bring relief after 2 doses, you should contact your doctor.

In brief: Acetaminophen
Acetaminophen is considered safer in pregnancy than ibuprofen.
It can be dangerous when taken in high doses. If it does not bring relief after 2 doses, you should contact your doctor.
Dr. Jay Goldberg
Dr. Jay Goldberg
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
In brief: Safest? Nothing
Taking nothing is the "safest".
Tylenol, (acetaminophen) however, should be fine. Opioids are fine as well but may lead to a withdrawl syndrome in the baby after birth.

In brief: Safest? Nothing
Taking nothing is the "safest".
Tylenol, (acetaminophen) however, should be fine. Opioids are fine as well but may lead to a withdrawl syndrome in the baby after birth.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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