Medications Safe During Pregnancy
 
 

Medications for Allergies

Benadryl:  Per label instructions.

Medications for Constipation

Colace (Docasate Sodium):  50 - 200mg per day with a large glass of water as needed.

Metamucil:  2 tablespoons at night.

Milk of Magnesium:  2 tablespoons at night.

Medications for Cough

Mucinex:  Per label instructions.

Plain Robitussin Cough Syrup (Guaifenesin):  1 or 2 teaspoons every 4 hours as needed for cough.

Benadryl:  Per label instructions.

Medications for Diarrhea

Kaopectate:  Per label instructions.

Medications for Heartburn

Maalox liquid or tablets:  Per label instructions.

Mylanta:  Per label instructions.

Rolaids:  Per label instructions.

Tums:  Per label instructions.

Medications for Itch

Benadryl:  Per label instructions.

Medications for Pain

Extra Strength Tylenol (Acetaminophen):  1 or 2 tablets every 4 hours as needed.  Do not exceed 8 tablets in a 24 hour period.

Tylenol (Acetaminophen):  1 or 2 tablets every 4 hours as needed.  Do not exceed 12 tables in a 24 hour period.

Medications for Sore Throat

Peppermints or Hard Candy.  Do not use cough drops.

Medications for Stomach Upset

Maalox liquid or tablets:  Per label instructions.

Mylanta:  Per label instructions.

Rolaids:  Per label instructions.

Tums:  Per label instructions.

Medications for Yeast Infection

Monistat:  Per label instuctions.

Special Note:  Many cold, allergy and constipation remedies contain combinations of the above listed safe medications.  Read labels carefully and do not overdose by taking multiple forms of the same medication.