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Pregnancy-Safe Medicine

Over-the-counter drugs that can be taken during pregnancy

Colds

  • BENADRYL
  • SUDAFED
  • ROBITUSSIN
  • SALINE NASAL SPRAY
  • HALLS’ COUGH DROPS
  • CHLORASEPTIC SPRAY OR GARGLE
  • SUCRETS
  • CEPACOL
  • SUDAFED PLUS
    (After 12 weeks’ gestation)
  • CEPASTAT LOZENGES
  • TYLENOL SINUS
  • BENADRYL SINUS
  • CLARITIN
  • CLARITIN D

Nausea

  • EMETROL
  • VITAMIN 86 (10-25 mg
    3 x per day)
  • DRAMAMINE – (50 mg every 6 hours)
  • UNISOM (1/2 tablet at night)
  • SEA BANDS
  • 8-NATALS

Diarrhea

  • KAOPECTATE
  • IMODIUM
  • INCREASE FIBER

Constipation

  • COLACE
  • SURFAK
  • METAMUCIL
  • CITRACIL
  • FIBERCON
  • KONSYL

Pain

  • TYLENOL
  • EXTRA-STRENGTH TYLENOL

Sleep

  • TYLENOL PM
  • BENADRYL

Indigestion

  • ANY LOW-SODIUM ANTACID
  • LIQUID MAALOX MYLANTA
  • TAGAMET
  • PEPCID AC
  • ZANTAC

Hemorrhoids

  • TUCKS
  • ANUSOL
  • PREPARATION H

Insect Bites

  • HYDROCORTISONE CREAM
  • BENADRYL CREAM