paracetamol in pregnancy

Discussion in 'First Trimester' started by worried77, Oct 27, 2005.

  1. worried77

    worried77 New Member

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    Hello all. i have just found out that i am pregnant. can anyone tell me the effects of paracetamol in the early stages of pregnancy. i took an overdose some months ago and spent several days in hospital. i am now very worried that it may have devestating long term effects on my baby. i am now very happy to be pregnant and wish just the best for my baby. please help. T
     
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    Hello - I'd speak to your GP for the best guidence on this, but normal paracetomol use in pregnancy is fine (1 or 2 tablets every 4 hours max 8 in 24 hours).

    I hope you feel better now and wish you the best with your pregnancy xx
     
  3. kel17

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    hi i have had really bad head aches during :D my pregnancy and i have taken paracetamol i aksed the gp first so it shud be fine but if your still worried best to check with your gp kelx
     
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    Melly+2 Well-Known Member

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    my midwife said the it is ok to take paracetamol as long as it isnt alot but i would go and ask your doctor though:)
     

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