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Medications During Pregnancy

The following medications are okay to use during pregnancy:

PAIN RELIEVER*
*Do not take aspirin/Motrin/Advil unless directed to by your doctor

Tylenol

COLD MEDICATION

Tylenol Cold, Dayquil, Nyquil
Sudafed (nasal congestion—do not take if you have elevated blood pressure)
Saline nasal spray (nasal congestion)
Robitussin/Robitussin DM (cough)
Throat lozenges (cough/sore throat)

ALLERGIES/HAY FEVER

Claritin
Benadryl
Chlortrimetron
Zyrtec

RASHES

Hydrocortisone cream
Benadryl cream
Caladryl cream
Oatmeal bath (Aveeno)

ANTI-DIARRHEAL **
**For 24 hours, only after 12 weeks of pregnancy

Kaopectate
Imodium

HEARTBURN/UPSET STOMACH

Tums
Rolaids
Maalox
Pepcid
Simethicone (Gas-X)

ANTI-NAUSEA

Emetrol oral solution
Vitamin B6 (100mg)

HEMORRHOIDS

Preparation H
Witch Hazel
Anusol
Tucks

CONSTIPATION

Colace (stool softener)
Metamucil (fiber supplement)
Miralax (laxative)

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