Medications Safe to Take During Pregnancy

Here’s a list of approved medications for when you are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant. Use as directed. Allergies (seasonal): Actifed®, Benadryl®(plain), Chlor-Trimeton®, Claritin®, Zyrtec®

Constipation: Benefiber®, Citrucel®, Colace®, Dulcolax suppository/pills, Fibercon® tablets, Metamucil®

Colds & Congestion: Benadryl® (plain), Dextromethorphan, Guaifenesin, Robitussin® (plain) PE, saline nasal spray, Sudafed® (call your doctor if you have high blood pressure)

Cough: Robitussin® (plain), Robitussin DM

Diarrhea: Imodium® AD

Heartburn & Indigestion: Maalox®, Mylanta®, Mylanta II, Pepcid AC®, Tums®, Zantac-75®

Headache: Tylenol®, Tylenol Extra Strength

Hemorrhoids: Anusol-HC®, Dibucaine, Preparation H®, Proctocream, Tucks® pads

Insomnia: Simply Sleep®, Tylenol PM, Unisom®, Doxylamine, Benadryl®

Itching/Rash: Benadryl Lotion, Hydrocortisone cream 1%,

Nausea: Emetrol®, Acupressure wristbands, Vitamin B6, Doxylamine, Unisom®

Sore Throat: Cepacol®, Chloraseptic® Spray, salt-water gargle

Yeast Infection: Gyne-Lotrimin®, Monistat 7®