Pregnancy Medication Guide

Associates in Womens Health in Omaha, NE

Before you start or stop any medicine, it is always best to speak with the doctor who is caring for you while you are pregnant. The board-certified obstetricians at Associates in Womens Health want to make sure you know what is safe to take and what could cause complications. If you have any questions please call our office before taking and over the counter or prescription medications.


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Pain Medication

Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Extra Strength Tylenol DO NOT USE: Aspirin, Motrin, Advil (Ibuprofen), Aleve (unless specified by your healthcare provider)

Anthistamines

Zyrtec, Claritin, Benadryl, Dimetapp

Decongestants

Sudafed (pseudoephedrine), Robitussin CF, Tylenol Cold and Sinus, Actifed, Dimetapp

Insomnia

Benadryl (for occasional use only)

Hemorrhoids

Hydrocortisone Ointment, Preparation H, Tucks

Diarrhea

Imodium AD or KaopectateBRAT Diet (banana, rice, applesauce, toast)

Nausea

Try small frequent meals. Ginger Ale, Vitamin B6, Sea Bands Sweet fruit syrup from canned fruits, i.e. pears/peaches

Heartburn, Indigestion, Gas

Tums, Pepcid, Zantac, Prilosec, Prevacid

Cough/Colds

Robitussin (cough)

Yeast Infections

Monistat 3 or 7

Toothache

Extra Strength Tylenol

Constipation

Increase fluid intake, Colace, Metamucil, Miralax