Over the Counter Medications Safe to Take in Pregnancy

Nausea & Vomiting
Ginger- Tea, crystalized  capsules
Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6)-25-50mg Capsules/Tabs. Take 3 times a day
Pyridoxine ( B6) plus ½ Unisom tab ( Can Cause Sedation)
Dramamine-25mg tabs-take 3or 4 times a day ( Can Cause Sedation )
Sea Bands ( Can Cause Sedation )
Colds, Sinus, Allergies
Normal Saline nose drops
Tylenol Cold Medicine,Tylenol Sinus (Take As Directed )
Sinutab II ( Take As Directed)
Actifed or Chlortrimeton ( Take As Directed)
Benadryl, Zyrtec, Claritin( Take As Directed)
Flonase ( Take As Directed)
Netipot ( Take As Directed)
Low-Sodium Antacids-Maalox,
Mylanta,Tums ( Take As Directed)
Prilosec OTC ( Take As Directed)
Zantac, Axid,Pepcid ( Take As Directed)
Any over the counter Acetaminophen product
Tylenol, Extra Strength Tylenol ( Take As Directed)
Bulking agents-Fibercon, Metamucil,
Stool Softeners-Colace, Surfak
Laxatives-Milk of Magnesia, Senekot S
Robitussin  Cough Syrup ( Any OTC Cough Syrup Without DM )
Cough Drops
Witch Hazel soaked pads-Tucks
Anusol, Preparation –H
Sitz bath with Epsom salts
Sore Throat
Chloraseptic Spray
Kaopectate, Donnagel
Imodium AD
Leg Cramps
Calcium Carbonate 1000-1500 mg per day ( Total  per Day)
Magnesium supplement
Increase Water Intake
Increase Potassium Rich Foods In Diet
Pain-Muscle, “ Catchy “lower abdomen or groin pain
Any Over the counter Acetaminophen product-Tylenol, Extra Strength Tylenol


** Never exceed the recommended dosage of any medication.