Indigestion – Heartburn – Gas – Upset Stomach

Tums, Rolaids, Mylanta, Maalox, Gas-X, Mylicon, Phazyme

Cough

Robitussin DM cough syrup, Benylin Expectorant, Mucinex DM

Sore Throat

Cough drops, throat lozenges

Cold

Afrin nasal spray (decongestant)
Chlor-Trimeton, Benadryl (runny nose);

Pain Relief – Headache – Fever

Tylenol
*call your provider for fever over 101.0 unrelieved by Tylenol

Allergy Relief

Benadryl, Claritin, Zyrtec

Constipation

Senekot, Milk of Magnesia

Hemorrhoids

Tucks, Preparation H, Anusol

Diarrhea

Imodium, Kaopectate
*call your provider if symptoms persist after 24 hours

Yeast Infection

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.