Over the Counter Medication for Pregnant Women

//Over the Counter Medication for Pregnant Women
Over the Counter Medication for Pregnant Women 2018-03-23T16:56:53+00:00

WARNING: DO NOT TAKE ASPIRIN, IBUPROFEN OR OTHER UNPRESCRIBED MEDICATIONS UNLESS APPROVED BY YOUR PHYSICIAN!

Cold/Flu/Sinus

  • Drink plenty of fluids & rest
  • Tylenol Cold & Sinus
  • Sudafed or Actifed
  • Chlorphenirmine
  • Claritin
  • Afrin occasionally
  • Robitussin
  • Benadryl
  • Tylenol flu

Headache/Backache

  • Rest
  • Ice packs or heat pads
  • Massage
  • Tylenol regular or extra strength

Nausea

  • Frequent, small meals
  • Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, Toast
  • 100mg Vitamin B6 divided daily (+)
  • 12.5mg Unisom twice daily
  • Dramamine
  • Meclizine
  • Ginger (up to 1 gram / day)

Constipation

  • Drink 8 – 10 glasses of water daily
  • Colace  (100mg twice daily)
  • Milk of Magnesia
  • Metamucil (or any fiber supplement)
  • Dulcolax

Hemorroids

  • A high fiber diet; avoid constipation
  • Preparation H
  • Tucks
  • Anusol
  • Pramoxine
  • Witch Hazel

Diarrhea

  • Stay hydrated
  • Imodium AD
  • **diarrhea with fever and blood or copious watery diarrhea needs immediate medical attention**

Indigestion

  • Avoid spicy & fried foods
  • Eat small, frequent meals
  • Tums
  • Maalox
  • Mylanta
  • Pepcid
  • Zantac
  • Tagament
  • Ginger

Yeast Infection

  • Monistat
  • Gyne-Lotrimin