Despite a new study’s findings, more research on the effects of acetaminophen during pregnancy is needed. Taking acetaminophen is still safer than ignoring a fever when you’re pregnant.
If you check your medicine cabinet right now, there’s a good chance you’ll find over-the-counter pain relievers. Before you seek relief, know your risks — and what will work best for you.
Here, we pit acetaminophen (Tylenol®) against ibuprofen (Advil®, Motrin®). Find out which is better for headache, backache, fever, sore throat, cramps, sinusitis, sore muscles and arthritis.