Safe Medications During Pregnancy

Our first recommendation is to try non-drug treatments first (such as prune juice for constipation). If you do not get relief, please use the following guidelines:

  • Aches/Fever/Pains: Tylenol
  • Allergies: Tylenol Allergy/Sinus, Benadryl, Claritin, Zyrtec
  • Cold/Sinuses: Tylenol Cold, Sudafed (after 1st Trimester), Saline nasal spray, Afrin nasal spray
  • Constipation: Colace, Metamucil, Milk of Magnesia, Miralax
  • Cough: Robitussin Plain
  • Diarrhea: Kaopectate, Imodium AD
  • Headache: Tylenol, Aspirin-Free Excedrin
  • Heartburn: Mylanta, Maalox, Riopan, Zantac, Pepcid, Prilosec
  • Hemorrhoids: Preparation H, Nupercainal, Anusol, Proctofoam, Tucks
  • Indigestion: Tums/Rolaids, Mylanta, Maalox
  • Insomnia: Tylenol PM, Benadryl, Unisom
  • Nausea: Vitamin B6, Emetrol, Unisom, ginger
  • Sore Throat: Halls cough drops, Cepacol, Sucrets, Cloraseptic spray and lozenges, Tylenol
  • Yeast Infection: Monistat 7 and Gyne-Lotrimin