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Day 2 of this cold

When should I go see a doctor or how many days should it be away? My next appt isn't til Nov 18th its only day 2of this but I don't like feeling so poopy! Worries me it'll affect the baby I've got the flu shot already. Started on generic robitussin dont feel all that better still
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Take tylonal cold/flu and vitamin c, and drink Orange juice and get as much sleep as you can. That's what my doctor said bc im 38 weeks and had a cold for a week. I don't know if robitussun is to good for you while your pregnant.
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Here is a list of meds that are ok to take...



Problem Safe to take
Heartburn, gas and bloating, upset stomach Antacids for heartburn (Maalox, Mylanta, Rolaids, Tums)

Simethicone for gas pains (Gas-X, Maalox Anti-Gas, Mylanta Gas, Mylicon)
Cough or cold Guaifenesin, an expectorant (Hytuss, Mucinex, Naldecon Senior EX, Robitussin)

Dextromethorphan, a cough suppressant (Benylin Adult, Robitussin Maximum Strength Cough, Scot-Tussin DM, Vicks 44 Cough Relief)

Guaifenesin plus dextromethorphan (Benylin Expectorant, Robitussin DM, Vicks 44E)

Cough drops

Vicks VapoRub

Not safe to take:

Cold remedies that contain alcohol

The decongestants pseudoephedrine and phenylephrine, which can affect blood flow to the placenta
Pain relief, headache, and fever Acetaminophen (Anacin Aspirin-Free, Tylenol)
Allergy relief Chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine (Chlor-Trimeton allergy tablets)

Loratadine, an antihistamine (Alavert, Claritin, Tavist ND, Triaminic Allerchews)

Diphenhydramine, an antihistamine (Banophen, Benadryl, Diphenhist, Genahist)
Constipation, hemorrhoids, and diarrhea Psyllium (Konsyl-D, Metamucil, Modane Bulk, Perdiem)

Polycarbophil (Equalactin, Fiber-Lax, FiberNorm, Konsyl-Fiber, Mitrolan)

Methylcellulose (Citrucel, Unifiber)

Other laxatives and stool softeners (Colace, Dulcolax, Maltsupex, milk of magnesia)

Hemorrhoid creams (Anusol, Preparation H, Tucks)

Loperamide, anti-diarrhea medication (Imodium, Kaopectate II, Maalox Anti-Diarrheal, Pepto Diarrhea Control)
Yeast infections and other fungal infections such as athlete's foot Clotrimazole (Cruex, Gyne-Lotrimin 3, Lotrimin AF, Mycelex 7)

Miconazole (Desenex, Femizol-M, Micatin, Monistat 3)

Terbinafine (Lamisil AT)

Tioconazole (Monistat 1, Vagistat 1)

Butoconazole (Femstat 3, Mycelex 3)

Butenafine (Lotrimin Ultra)

Tolnaftate (Absorbine Athlete's Foot Cream, Absorbine Footcare, Genaspor, Tinactin)

Undecylenic Acid and derivatives (Cruex, Desenex, Fungi Cure, Tinacide)

Not safe to take:
Certain antifungal products not listed here
(Certain Cruex, Desenex, and Fungi Cure products may contain other antifungal agents not listed here that should not be used during pregnancy. Check labels carefully.)
Insomnia Diphenhydramine (Benadryl, Maximum Strength Unisom SleepGels, Nytol, Sominex)

Doxylamine succinate (Unisom Nighttime Sleep-Aid)
Itching Hydrocortisone (Cortaid, Lanacort)
Cuts and scrapes Polysporin
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