Obstetrics - Concerns During Pregnancy - Medications

Over the Counter Medications that May be taken during Pregnancy

Headache or Fever
Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
- plain or extra strength only

Head Congestion
Sudafed –plain

Cough
Robitussin—plain

Heartburn/Indigestion
Tums or Mylanta

Diarrhea
Kaopectate or Imodium AD

Constipation
Konsyl, Metamucil, Citracel, FiberCon, bran tablets
Colace (Stool Softener)

Nausea
Anything with lemon or ginger (lemon drops, lemonade, ginger ale,
gingersnaps)
Ginger capsules (550 mg) - Take 1 or 2 a day  (Available at Walgreens)
Vitamin B6 – 25 mg tablet take up to 3 a day – not to exceed 75 mg per day
Unisom – ½ tablet two times during the day and 1 full tablet at bedtime
SeaBands (accupressure)

 


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