Medications

Medications

Medications For Pregnant Women

Although it is best not to take any medications during your pregnancy, there may be times when medications are necessary for the relief of certain common conditions. The following is a list of “over-the-counter” medications that are considered relatively safe for use in pregnancy. Take all medications as directed and do not exceed maximum daily doses. If the condition for which you are taking the medication does not improve within one or two days, call the office.

Colds/Flu/Sinus

  • Benadryl
  • Robitussin (Plain or DM)
  • Sudafed
  • Actifed
  • Chloraseptic
  • Dimetapp
  • Vick’s VapoRub
  • Hall's or Vick’s Cough Drops

Constipation

  • Citrucel
  • Milk of Magnesia
  • Metamucil
  • Colace
  • Surfak
  • Fibercon

Diarrhea

  • Kaopectate
  • Imodium AD

Fever

  • Tylenol (Regular or Extra Strength)

Headache

  • Tylenol (Regular or Extra Strength)

Hemorrhoids

  • Preparation H
  • Anusol HC
  • Tucks Pads
  • Baby Wipes

Indigestion

  • Tums/Rolaids
  • Mylanta
  • Maalox
  • Zantac
  • Tagamet
  • Pepcid

Nausea

  • Emetrol