Indigestion – Heartburn – Gas – Upset Stomach
Tums, Rolaids, Mylanta, Maalox, Gas-X, Mylicon, Phazyme
Robitussin DM cough syrup, Benylin Expectorant, Mucinex DM
Cough drops, throat lozenges
Afrin nasal spray (decongestant)
Chlor-Trimeton, Benadryl (runny nose);
Pain Relief – Headache – Fever
*call your provider for fever over 101.0 unrelieved by Tylenol
Benadryl, Claritin, Zyrtec
Senekot, Milk of Magnesia
Tucks, Preparation H, Anusol
*call your provider if symptoms persist after 24 hours
Monistat 7 or equivalent
Remember that it is important not to take more than the recommended dose. If possible, avoid taking anything during your first trimester when your growing baby is most vulnerable.
Prescription and non-prescription medications are recommended during pregnancy based on the benefits and risks. While recommended medications are considered quite safe, there is no guarantee, and the final decision to take any medication during pregnancy lies with the pregnant mother.