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Pregnant, itchy body. Will avil affect baby?

hi doctor,i am 26 week pregnant and for the last one week i had felt server itching in my whole body and it starts from my belly(and some more pimples at the part of stretch mark ).And my consultung doctor advise me to take Avil tablet twice daily.Is it safe to take the tablet at this time??Is it badly affect to my baby ??
Asked On : Wed, 16 May 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
welcome to hcm
thanks for the query
yes it is safe in can take it
you can apply calapure lotion the areas of itching
if itching subsides by it then no need to take avil
hope this information will be helpful to you
wish you good health. take care
Answered: Wed, 16 May 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Pravin Banodkar's  Response
thanks for using Health Care magic .

I would be pleased to answer your question

There is a tablet called Dexchlorpheniramine (Polaramine) . This is an anti histamine which is very effective and safe in pregnancy . It will not harm the pregnancy nor will it harm the baby .
We give it to all our patients of pregnancy and itching .

Thanks and take care and Good Luck .
Answered: Sat, 19 May 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Raju A.T's  Response

Welcome to Healthcaremagic.

Itching in pregnancy is due to increased bile salts in blood and is not dangerous and will reside on its own.

Taking avil during pregnancy is not a good idea,I would recommend you to stop the tablet soon and apply Calamine lotion which relieves the itching.

Wish you the best.
Answered: Wed, 16 May 2012
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