Safe Medications in Pregnancy


 

Medication List

The following is a list of medications that are safe to take during pregnancy.

 

Headaches

  • Tylenol Regular or Extra Strength

 

Colds

  • Actifed
  • Benadryl
  • Cough Drops
  • Cough Syrup   i.e. Robitussin (do not take if you are diabetic)
  • Decongestants
  • Mucinex
  • Saline Nose Drops (not Afrin or Neo-Synephrine)
  • Sudafed
  • Throat lozenges
  • Vicks Vapor Rub

DO NOT TAKE ADVIL, MOTRIN,  OR IBUPROFEN AFTER 26 WEEKS

Remember to drink plenty of water. Herbal tea with honey and lemon will help cut mucous. Limit dairy as well when you are not feeling well.

 

Allergies

  • Allegra
  • Benadryl
  • Claritin
  • Zyrtec

 

Constipation/Hemorrhoids

  • Benefiber
  • Metamucil
  • Miralax
  • Preparation H
  • Prune Juice
  • Senakot
  • Tucks Medicated Pads

 

Diarrhea

  • Imodium

 

Indigestion

  • Gas-X
  • Maalox
  • Mylanta
  • Pepsid
  • Tagamet
  • Tums
  • Zantac

 

Miscellaneous

  • Dramamine
  • Monistat
Location
Capital Women's Care Rockville OBGYN
9711 Medical Center Drive, Suite 109
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-762-5501
Fax: (301) 309-8727
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