Is Gas-X Safe During Pregnancy?

Having problems with gas and pain related to it is a common problem during pregnancy and this is why women are asking if Gas-X is safe during pregnancy.

Just as in case of any other medication it is best to discuss the matter with your doctor before you take any new medication.

Good news

Gas-X Safe During PregnancyIf you have problems of this kind you will be happy to find out that this drug is considered to be a low risk one. Of course it is best to take it moderately. There is no drug that would be 100% safe for pregnant women.

It is also important to keep in mind the recommended dose. It is best not to take it during the first trimester because this is the period when the baby develops at the fastest pace.

The downside of taking Gas-X during pregnancy is that it doesn’t always seem to work. If you feel like you can’t take the pain anymore and you didn’t take any medication yet, you could try this one. Most probably it will work.

Heartburn

This is one of the most common symptoms of pregnancy. It usually starts as a burning sensation in the upper abdomen and then the feeling reaches the chest, sometimes even reaching the lower part of the neck. Usually the feeling gets even worse if you lie down or if you bend forward.

Although the problem is called heartburn, it is important to remember that it has nothing to do with the heart.

The bad news is that it usually gets worse during the night, preventing pregnant women from having the good night’s sleep they need so badly.

You may see taking Gas-X while being pregnant as an absolute necessity and sometimes it really is. Still it is best to ask your doctor about it.

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