Jul 31, 2014
colds and allergies
*if you are past 12 weeks you can take sparingly of the following,
For nasal congestion: Sudafed, Chlortimentron, Tavist, Benadryl. Also try saline nasal spray or clariton otc.
For headache & or fever: Tylenol, Tylenol extra strength- NO ASPRIN OR IBUPROFEN
Go in for a fever over 101.
For Bad cough: Robitussin DM cough syrup
For sore throat: OTC throat lozenges that do NOT have menthol as an ingredient. Also try guaragling salt water.
Headaches: tylenol, hot or cold compress. Occasional caffeine also helps with migraines.
Sinus Infection: Must go into your office to be treated
Flu: increase liquids, more rest. tylenol for aches, fever, and headaches. If flu lasts longer than 2 days call your dr office, if fever is above 101 degrees go in to be treated.
Diarrhea: Imodium anti-diarrheal medication after first trimester.
Heart burn: tums, maalox, mylanta, gaviscon, prilosec otc, zantaz otc.
Hemorrhoids: anusol ointment, witch hazel pads