Safe Medications to take during Pregnancy

Wellness & Nutrition • Health in Pregnancy

Safe Medications to take during Pregnancy:

Condition Safe Medications
Allergy
  • Benadryl (diphenhydramine)
  • Chlorpheniramine
  • Claritin
Cold & Flu
  • Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Tylenol Cold
  • Warm salt/water gargle
  • Saline nasal drops or spray
  • Robitussin DM
  • Vicks Cough Syrup
  • Halls cough drops
Constipation
  • Metamucil
  • Citrucil
  • Fiberall/Fibercon
  • Docusate (Colace or Ducolax)
  • Milk of Magnesia
  • Senekot
  • Miralax
Diarrhea For 24 hours, only after 12 weeks of pregnancy:

  • Kaopectate
  • Immodium
  • Parepectolin
First Aid Ointment
  • J & J
  • Bacitracin
  • Neosporin
Gas
  • Simethicone (Gas-X, Mylicon)
Headache
  • Tylenol (acetaminophen)
Heartburn
  • Maalox
  • Mylanta
  • Tums
  • Riopan
  • Titralac
  • Gaviscon
Hemorrhoids
  • Preparation H
  • Anusol
  • Tucks
  • Witch hazel
Nausea & Vomiting
  • Vitamin B6 100 mg tablet
  • Emetrol (if not diabetic)
  • Emetrex
  • Sea bands
Rashes
  • Hydrocortisone cream or ointment
  • Caladryl lotion or cream
  • Benadryl cream
  • Oatmeal bath (Aveeno)
Yeast Infection
  • Monistat
  • Terazol
  • Clotrimazole cream

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