Medications Allowed during Pregnancy

Medications considered SAFE during pregnancy


  • COLDS & ALLERGIES
  • Benadryl
  • Chlortrimeton
  • Claritin
  • Flonase
  • Mucinex
  • Robitussin
  • Robitussin Cough & Cold CF
  • Robitussin Cough & Cold Long Acting
  • Robitussin DM
  • Robitussin Night Time Cough & Cold
  • Robitussin Night Time Cough, Cold & Flu
  • Sudafed (behind the counter)
  • Sudafed PE
  • Sudafed PE-Non-Drying Sinus
    Throat Lozegens
  • Tylenol
  • Tylenol Extra Strength
  • Tylenol Sinus Congestion & Pain
  • Tylenol Sinus Congestion & Pain
  • Daytime Tylenol Sinus Congestion & Pain
  • Nighttime Zyrtec
  • HEMORRHOIDS
  • Anusol
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Preparation H Cream
  • Preparation H Ointment
  • Tucks
  • CONSTIPATION
  • Miralax
  • Citrucel
  • Colace
  • Fibercon
  • Metamucil
  • Milk of Magnesia
  • Surfak
  • YEAST INFECTIONS
  • Monistat 7
  • Gyne-Lotrimin
  • TOPICAL AGENTS
  • Calamine
  • Cortaid
  • Neosporin
  • Benadryl
  • ANTI-GAS AGENTS
  • Mylicon
  • Phazyme
  • Gaviscon
  • SLEEPING AGENTS
  • Unisom (Doxylamine)
  • Benadryl
  • Tylenol PM
  • Magnesium
  • ANTI-NAUSEA
  • See nausea & vomiting handout
  • Vitamin B6
  • Unisom (Doxylamine)
  • ANTACIDS
  • Maalox
  • Mylanta
  • Pepcid (Famotidine)
  • Prilosec (Omeprazole)
  • Tums
  • DIARRHEA
  • Imodium

Medications that should NOT be taken during pregnancy


  • Aspirin (unless otherwise directed)
  • Ibuprofen (Advil/Motrin/Nuprin)
  • Naproxen (Aleve/Anaprox)
  • Alka Seltzer
  • Pepto Bismol
  • Melatonin
  • Diclofenac (Catalfam)
  • *Salicylic Acid
  • Retin-A

*Often found in acne treatments or Listerine