3rd October 2019

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Is it safe to take Tylenol when pregnant?

Acetaminophen is the main ingredient in Tylenol and many other pain medicines. It's often one of the only pain relievers doctors recommend to pregnant women for pain or fever. It's long been viewed as safe during pregnancy and is used by a large number of pregnant women in the U.S. and abroad.

Also question is, can taking Tylenol while pregnant hurt the baby?

Taking Tylenol extra strength won't harm my baby will it.I have a headache that's bothering me. Yes, you can take Tylenol Extra Strength. It's aspirin you need to stay away from, so no Excedrin for Migraines. If Tylenol isn't hacking it for you, it's safe to take Excedrin Tension Headache.

Can acetaminophen cause a miscarriage?

A common brand name is Tylenol®. Can taking acetaminophen (paracetamol) during pregnancy cause miscarriage or birth defects? Unlikely. Based on current research, taking acetaminophen at the recommended doses is unlikely to increase the chance for pregnancy loss or birth defects.

What type of pain reliever is safe during pregnancy?

But if you need additional relief, it's important to choose your pain medication wisely. Acetaminophen (the main ingredient in Tylenol) is safe for moms-to-be when used as directed. However, you should avoid aspirin and ibuprofen (found in Advil, Motrin, and Nuprin).
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