Medications over the counter safe in pregnancy

MEDICATION FOR MINOR ILLNESS DURING PREGNANCY

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 **Please refer to this list before calling the doctor’s office.  Only call Doctor    ON-CALL if it is a TRUE EMERGENCY.

 **Our Physicians only have privileges at Methodist Hospital Sugar Land and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

 Any other facilities will not be able to contact your Sweetwater OB GYN physician.

 



Symptoms and Medications

Headache, Fever
 Tylenol or Tylenol Extra Strength

Stuffy Nose, Headaches, Muscle Aches, No Fever
 Sudafed, Benadryl, Saline Nasal Drops Tylenol (plain, NO DECONGESTANT)

Stuffy, Runny Nose
 Chlor-trimeton, Benadryl, Claritin, Zyrtec (plain, NO DECONGESTANT)

Cough
 Triaminic, Robitussin

Sore Throat
 Chloraseptic, Cepacol


NOTE:  If you experience a fever greater than 100.4 with any of the above symptoms please call the office.


Heartburn, Gas
 Mylanta, Tums, Pepcid, Nexium

Constipation
 Metamucil, Colace, Miralax, GasX

Diarrhea
 Immodium Clear liquids for 24 hours Call for appointment if it lasts > 24 hrs

Energy/Fatigue
 B12 Supplements

Itching
 Hydrocortisone Cream, Benadryl Cream

Painful Urination
 Please call office.


ALL MEDICATIONS LISTED ABOVE ARE AVAILABLE AT YOUR LOCAL DRUG STORE WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION

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