Safe Medication List

Safe Medication List








  • Allegra
  • Benadryl
  • Claritin
  • Claritin-D*
  • Chlor-Trimeton-D*
  • Chlor-Trimeton-DM
  • Doxylamine Succinate
  • Sudafed
  • Zyrtec and Zyrtec-D*


*after first trimester and in limited quantities thereafter





  • Colace
  • Fibercon
  • Konsyl
  • Metamucil
  • Milk of Magnesia
  • Miralax
  • Perdiem

Increase dietary roughage, bran, dark green leafy vegetables and fruits. Drink eight to ten glasses of water daily.





  • cough drops (any)
  • Dayquil
  • Mucinex
  • Nyquil
  • Robitussin
  • Robitussin DM
  • Robitussin PE*


*after first trimester and in limited quantities thereafter







  • Benadryl
  • Sudafed*
  • Tylenol Sinus


*after first trimester and in limited quantities thereafter







  • Immodium AD
  • Kaopectate





  • Acetaminophen*
  • Tylenol*
  • Tylenol Extra Strength*


*use only as directed on bottle





  • Mylicon
  • Mylanta GAS
  • Mylanta Antacid/Anti-gas
  • Simethicone






  • Gaviscon
  • Maalox
  • Mylanta
  • Pepcid Complete
  • Prilosec
  • Nexium
  • Rolaids
  • Tums







  • Annusol Suppository/Ointment (with or without cortisone)
  • Colace
  • Preparation H
  • Tucks


Iron Supplements


  • Ferancee HP
  • Ferrosulfate
  • Ferrosequels
  • Slow-Fe
  • Slow-Fe with Folic Acid




  • Benadryl Ointment
  • Caldaryl
  • Cortaid
  • Hydrocortisone Ointment


Nasal Spray


  • Ocean and Nasal Mist
  • Flonase




  • Dramamine
  • Emetrol
  • Ginger 250 mg (3 x per day)
  • Relief Band
  • Sea Bands
  • Unisom
  • Unisom Sleep Tab
  • Vitamin B6





  • Acetominophen*
  • Tylenol*
  • Tylenol Extra Strength*


*Use only as directed on bottle



Poison Ivy



  • Benadryl Lotion or Cream
  • Caladryl Lotion
  • Ivy Dry




  • Benadryl
  • Unisom Sleep Tab


Sore Throat


  • Chloraseptic
  • Sucrets
  • Throat Lozenges (any)




  • Any Over-the-Counter for Yeast Infection


Calcium Supplement
  • Tums EX- two tablets twice daily
  • Viactiv
Dry Skin
  • Cocoa Butter
  • Eucerin Lotion
  • Vitamin E Lotion
  • Mucinex
Dental Procedures

Your dentist may use Lidocane injections, but you may not receive nitrous oxide gas. Tell your dentist that you are pregnant prior to any procedures. If you usually take antibiotics prior to any procedures continue to do so. You may take Amoxicillin or Clindamycin or call our office for other meds. You may have dental x-rays with abdominal lead shield if necessary.

Sun Screen
  • Use SPF 30 or higher
Insect Repellant
  • OK to use.

You may travel up to 36 weeks of pregnancy as long as your doctor has not put you on any restrictions. Check with your individual air carrier or cruise line regarding traveling during pregnancy. When traveling empty your bladder frequently and make frequent stops to stretch.


No studies have been done indicating that the following procedures have an adverse effect on fetal development:

  • Teeth whitening
  • Artificial Nails
  • Hair Color – after first trimester (12 weeks)