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safe medicines and guidelines during pregnancy. www.hcfwcda.com (my dr office)

Jul 31, 2014 - 2 comments

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



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by HappyMomma2014, Feb 16, 2015
I'm 19wks pregnant & I have bad allergies, sneezing, running nose & a itchy throat. I was told Benadryl was bad to take but on medhelp website it says it's ok to take! My question is Can I take it?

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by babyberry000, Feb 17, 2015
According to my Dr and my hospital website it is safe to take AFTER 12 weeks pregnant, but always always call and consult your Dr before taking any over the counter medicine

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