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Paracetamol???

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mother2b Thu 21-Jun-07 15:55:19

My doctor told me to only take it when absolutly necessary and to take as little as poss.
if can take it then why did he tell me this?

BornToBeAPrincess Thu 21-Jun-07 15:59:38

I thought it was totally safe. My doc has given me 200 and I've been taking 2 every 4 hours for 2 weeks

Blandmum Thu 21-Jun-07 16:00:16

To err on the side of caution.

Paracetamol is OK to use in PG, but if you can get away without using do, don't take it.

nailpolish Thu 21-Jun-07 16:00:17

maybe he is unsure of guidelines and was just covering his own back

Blandmum Thu 21-Jun-07 16:01:30

It is safe. But nothing in life is 'totaly' safe. Not even breathing

Your doc will not have given it you unless you needed it princess.

Mumpbump Thu 21-Jun-07 16:02:58

It is safe - I was told to take 1000mg to help manage the pain of an ear infection, but they said they wouldn't recommend antibiotics because it might jeopardise the pg. Agree better to avoid unless necessary, but is definitely okay to take.

FioFio Thu 21-Jun-07 16:04:20

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Alfie72 Thu 21-Jun-07 21:59:41

I was told that paracetomol is ok but I wouldn't go mad, If you have a tension headache- Try 4head menthol stick thingie-It is magic !!!

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