What over-the-counter medications may I take during an uncomplicated pregnancy?

These are a few over-the-counter medications your obstetrician feels are safe for you to take during an uncomplicated pregnancy. If you have been diagnosed with any complications, i.e., high blood pressure, diabetes, etc., please contact your obstetrician before taking these or any over-the-counter medications.

Allergies/Cold/Flu

Actifed
Afrin nasal spray (use sparingly)
All Tylenol products
Benadryl
Chloraseptic throat spray
Robitussin DM
Saline nasal spray
Tavist-D

Indigestion/Heartburn

Maalox
Mylanta
Pepcid AC
Tagamet
Tums or antacid of your choice
Zantac

Nausea/Vomiting

Dramamine
Emetrol

Constipation

Colace
Konsyl
Metamucil or stool softener of choice (avoid strong laxatives)
Milk of Magnesia

Diarrhea

Imodium
Kaopectate

NOTE REGARDING CARE OF CATS: Pregnant patients should not empty litter boxes or have any contact with cat feces.

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