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Medication Preference List for Pregnancy


 

Medication Preference List for Pregnancy (Over the Counter and Prescription)

Colds/Sinus infection

  • OK: Claritin, Zyrtec, Robitussin (DM or plain), Mucinex, Saline nasal flush, throat lozenges
  • AVOID: Afrin Nasal Spray, Neo-Synephrine Drops, Contac, Dimetapp, Sudafed, Nyquil

Heartburn/Indigestion

  • OK: Maalox/Mylanta, Tums, Pepcid AC, Pepcid Complete, Nexium
  • AVOID: PeptoBismol, Rolaids, Prilosec, Zantac

Constipation

  • OK: Miralax, Milk of Magnesia, Metamucil, Sennakot, Colace, Glycerin suppositories
  • AVOID: Ex-lax, Dulcolax, Feen-a-mint

Headache

  • OK: Tylenol (less than 4grams/day), Excedrin Migraine, Aspirin, Ibuprofen (200-400mg every 4 hours in the first and second trimesters only)
  • AVOID: Nuprin, Naproxen

Morning sickness/nausea

  • OK: Dramamine, Vitamin B6 +/- Unisom, Ginger, Reglan, Compazine, Phenergan, Zofran (check with provider)
  • AVOID: THC products

Hemorrhoids

OK: Preparation H, Tucks pads, Witch Hazel, Recticare cream, Protozone

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