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Painkillers for pregnant women

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I am 5 weeks pregnant and told to stop tegretol as it harms the baby, I have came off it but im in agony and paracetomol does nothing is there something I can take that is more safe and would be affective for this?


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replied September 27th, 2008
Pregnancy Q and A Answer A4762
Current medical status: sharp pains in right hand gum area when I clean my teeth, eat talk wind hits it, I have had two ops to block the pain in the brain
Current medical treatment: tegretol which I have been told to stop taking

There aren't safer painkillers than paracetamol for pregnant women. There are much more efficient medicines than paracetamol for treating trigeminal neuralgia but all of them are either contraindicated in pregnancy (category D) or their safeness in pregnancy has not been established yet (category C).

Since surgery also didn't help you can try homeopathic medicines and acupuncture.


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