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cold medication wile pregnant

I have an extreem chest cold and was wondering.is there anything i can take to ease the simptoms that wont hurt the baby . thanks brittany
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Preg-vit
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I would recommend you first try non-pharmacological treatments such as breathing steam, or keeping a vaporizer in the room. A topical preparation such as Vicks VapoRub is generally safe and may provide relief of chest congestion. Plain Robitussin (guaifenesin) is also generally safe during pregnancy for relief of chest congestion (make sure the liquid does not contain alcohol). Prior to initiating any therapy while pregnant, you should always contact your physician.
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