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Safe Non-Prescription Medications During Pregnancy

Your go-to guide for safe non-prescription medicine during pregnancy

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Learn more about safe non-prescription medications you can use during pregnancy in the chart below:

Symptoms Medications
Allergies Claritin (plain, not Claritin-D), Tylenol Allergy Sinus, Zyrtec, Benadryl
Chest Congestion Sudafed, Actifed
Colds Contac, Sinutab
Constipation Colace, Metamucil, Citrucel, Fibercon,  Benefiber, Ducolax, Milk of Magnesia,  Pericolace
Coughs Robitussin DM, Mucinex (plain, not Mucinex D)
Diarrhea Kaopectate, Imodium
Gas Gas-X, Mylicon
Headaches Tylenol, Extra Strength Tylenol, Tylenol  Migraine, Excedrin Tension (aspirin-free)
Heartburn TUMS, Mylanta, Maalox, Gaviscon 
Hemorrhoids Preparation H Ointment with Cortisone, Tucks  Pads
Insomnia Unisom, Tylenol PM, Benadryl
Motion Sickness Dramamine
Nausea/Vomiting Dramamine, Flat Coke or Ginger Ale,  peppermint Vitamin B6 & Unisom Directions: Take  Vitamin B6 25mg 3 times a day along with  Unisom 25 mg at bedtime. May take an  additional ½ Unisom (12.5mg) once in the  morning as needed. 
Yeast Infection Monistat 3 or 7 day