Pain Medications — Analgesics
Safe for use:
Do Not Use:
- Migraine/Headache relief (Excedrin®)
- Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (like ibuprofen, Motrin®, Advil®, Aleve®, anaprox and naproxen sodium)
These medications may increase the risk of bleeding and other problems late in pregnancy – this is especially true when the baby is at risk for being born underweight or prematurely.