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tylenol vs. motrin
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telula_bell posted:
My doctor prescribed me motrin as of yesterday for my severe siatica pain. He said recent studies have come out that tylenol does absolutely nothing for back pain. He told me its ok up until 30 weeks and only take sparingly/ when needed. If it is anything else he said take tylenol. So motrin nay be ok in small infrequent doses? Every doctor varies on this subject.
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mommyin2011 responded:
was always told to only take tylenol for any pain...you dont want to take anything that causes your blood to thin. not sure if motrin does that.
Me (31) DH (32) - DS 7/31/11 - DD 7/18/12 - 3rd baby due 2/3/14; BLUE TEAM!!
 
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eloquentz responded:
My doctor told me that motrin is a no no in the 3rd trimester (I forget what he said it affects) but that 1st and 2nd trimesters were okay.

Obviously, you still want to minimize any drug use, but hopefully you get some relief.
 
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eden51671 responded:
it can be associated with heart defects


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