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is it okay 2 take extra strength tylenol when ur pregnant or does it have 2 be regular strength? and if its extra strength can u take 2 or jst 1?

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kim2316

Asked by kim2316 at 2:04 PM on Oct. 5, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • i think u can only take regular strenght and u can take 2... ask doc if u wanna
    navywifemomkoch

    Answer by navywifemomkoch at 2:08 PM on Oct. 5, 2008

  • I didn't think you can take any!
    Monnek

    Answer by Monnek at 2:10 PM on Oct. 5, 2008

  • U can take the lowest dose of the regular. It think it's 375mg or something. U aren't suppsed to take anything stronger.
    HuntersMom4908

    Answer by HuntersMom4908 at 2:14 PM on Oct. 5, 2008

  • you can only take 1 if its extra strength but 2 if its regular.
    sunshine067

    Answer by sunshine067 at 2:14 PM on Oct. 5, 2008

  • I take two of the 500mg when I need it. I'm perfectly healthy and so is my baby. Tylenol is one of the only PERFECTLY SAFE drugs to take while you're pregnant. As long as you're not taking over 4000mg a day you'll be fine.
    caitxrawks

    Answer by caitxrawks at 2:15 PM on Oct. 5, 2008

  • caitxrawks is right. Tylenol even ex-strength is fine. Took it w/ all my boys and this one too. i'm 34wks and baby and I are perfectly safe. I take 2. Tylenol disappoints me tho, it rarely takes all my pain away - and sometimes it doesn't even take the edge off.
    mommyof5boys543

    Answer by mommyof5boys543 at 2:23 PM on Oct. 5, 2008

  • Agree with the last 2 posters. My Doc said I could take 500mg of Tylenol when I needed it, but along with Mommyof5boys543 (who is crazy for having 5 boys btw!!) Tylenol just doesn't do it for me and I wished I could have taken something different in my pregnancy.
    CarolynBarnett

    Answer by CarolynBarnett at 3:00 PM on Oct. 5, 2008

  • I always took 2 of the extra strength when I was pregnant. Never hurt anything. But I only took it when needed it. I usually waited until I knew my pain wasn't going away.
    jessicamelia83

    Answer by jessicamelia83 at 3:07 PM on Oct. 5, 2008

  • regular strenght tyanol and you can take 2 ..
    My2angels251

    Answer by My2angels251 at 3:14 PM on Oct. 5, 2008

  • My dr said extra strength tylenol was fine. It was the only thing he said I could take during my pregnancy
    caseyloo

    Answer by caseyloo at 3:42 PM on Oct. 5, 2008

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