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Pregnancy Safe Medications

Morning sickness  

  • Vitamin B6  25 mg every 6 hours WITH  Unisom (Doxylamine)  

               ​-- ½ tab -1 tab after dinner, if not improved can repeat

                dose in the morning

  • Ginger Capsule 250 mg  

    • Every 6 hours 

  • Ginger (snaps, tea, lozenges, chews…) 

  • Pepcid or Prilosec daily 

  • Sea-bands 

  • Peppermints or Peppermint oil 

 

Headaches/minor musculoskeletal pain 

  • Sleep/Nap  

  • One serving of caffeine  

  • Tylenol up to 1000 mg per dose 

    • No more than 4000 mg  in 24 hrs 

  • Magnesium Oxide 400-500 mg daily 

 

Indigestion 

  • Tums  

  • Mylanta  

  • Maalox  

  • Rolaids  

  • Simethicone/Gas-X 

  • Pepcid OTC OR Prilosec OTC 

 

Constipation  

  • Increase dietary fiber 

    • Metamucil 

    • Supplements 

    • Snack bars 

    • Fruit WITH THE PEELING 

  • Stool softener 

    • Colace 100-200mg daily  

  • Laxative 

    • Milk of Magnesia  

    • Miralax  

    • Any OTC glycerin suppository

Hemorrhoids 

  • Tucks pads  - can place in refrigerator prior to application 

  • Sitz baths 

  • Preparation H cream or suppository  

  • Anusol cream or suppository  

 

Diarrhea  

  • Imodium (plain or AD) 

 

Yeast Infection  

  • Monistat-7 Vagisil (external use only) 

 

Rash/Itching  

  • Calamine lotion  

  • Benadryl cream/spray or pill  

  • Hydrocortisone 1% cream/ointment  

  • Oatmeal bath 

  • Cool shower 

 

Insomnia  

  • Unisom Benadryl OR Tylenol PM 

 

Allergies and Colds  

  • At least 64oz of water intake per day  

  • Cough drops  

  • Saline nasal spray and eye drops  

  • Elderberry Syrup - 3tsp at the onset of symptoms 

  • Chloraseptic spray (phenol 1.4%) 

  • Humidifier, Chlor-Trimeton, Tavist  

  • Dimetapp 

  • Robitussin (plain or DM) 

  • Triaminic  

  • Claritin, Zyrtec, Allegra Benadryl 

  • Mucinex Expectorant 600mg  

 

Misc

  • Probiotics with lactobacillus & bifidobacterium

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