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OVER THE COUNTER MEDS SAFE IN PREGNANCY

Nausea Vit B6 100mg tablet, Ginger, Frequent snacks, fluids
Heartburn Antacids (Maalox, Mylanta, Rolaids, Tums, Zantac, Tagamet, Pepcid AC)
Gas pains Simethicone (Gas-x, Maalox Anti-gas, Mylanta Gas, Mylicon)
Cough or cold Guaifensein (Hytuss, Mucinex, Naldecon Senior EX, Robitussin) Dextromethorphan (Benylin, Scot-Tussin DM, Vicks 44 Cough Relief) Guaifensein plus dextromethorphan (BenylinExpectorant, Robitussin DM, Vicks 44E) cough drops, vicks vapor rub

Avoid medications that contain alcohol or the decongestants pseudoephedrine and phenylephrine
Sore throat Cepacol lozenges, mouthwash, chloroseptic spray
Allergy relief Chlorpheniramine (Chlor-Trimeton allergy tablets, Zyrtec) Loratadine (Alavert, Claritin, Tavist ND, Triaminic allerchews, Flonase) Diphenhydramine (Nasacort, Benadryl, Diphenhist, Genahist)
Constipation Psyllium (Konsyl-D, Metamucil, Modane Bulk, Perdiem) Polycarbophil (Equalactin, Fiber-Lax, FiberNorm, Konsyl-Fiber, Mitrolan) Methylcellulose (Citrucel, Unifiber) Stool softeners (Colace, Dulcolax, Maltsupex, Milk of magnesia)
Hemorrhoids Anusol, Preparation H, Tucks
Diarrhea Imodium, Kaopectate II, Maalox Anti-Diarrheal
Yeast Infections Clotrimazole (Cruex, Gyne-Lotrimin 3, Lotrimin, Mycelex 7)
Miconazole (Desenex, Femizol-M, Micatin, Monistat 3)
Terbinafine (Lamisil AT)
Tioconazole (monistat 1, Vagistat 1)
Butoconazole (Femstat 3, Mycelex 3)
Butenafine (Lotrimin Ultra)
Tolnafate (absorbine Athlete’s Foot Crem, Absorbine Footcare, Genaspor, Tinactin)
Undecylenic Acid (curex, Desenex, Fungi cure, Tinacide)
Insomnia Diphenhydramine (Benadryl, , Nytol, Sominex) Doxylamine succinate (Maximum Strength Unisom sleepgels)
First-aid Hydrocortisone (Cortaid, Lanacort) Polysporin, Neosporin, A&D ointment, Aveeno oatmeal bath, Benadryl cream
Headaches Acetaminophen (Tylenol), Caffeine, Rest