18th November 2019


What medications are safe during the first trimester of pregnancy?

Safe Medications to Take While Pregnant
  • Safe to take: Regular and extra-strength Tylenol (acetaminophen)
  • Safe to take: Metamucil, Colace, Citracel, Milk of Magnesia, Dulcolax.
  • Safe to take: Tums, Maalox, Mylanta, Pepcid.
  • Safe to take: Penicillin.
  • Safe to take: Monistat, Gynelotrimin.

Just so, what medicines are safe during pregnancy?

Common Cold Medicine and Pregnancy: The Safe List
  • Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
  • Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
  • Pseudoephedrine (Sudafed)
  • Loratadine (Claritin)
  • Zinc lozenges.
  • Chloraseptic spray (but a salt water gargle is just as effective, with no risks)

What medications to avoid during pregnancy?

10 OTC drugs to avoid during pregnancy
DrugFound in
Chlorphen-iramineChlor-Trimeton; Combination products: Advil Allergy & Congestion Relief; Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Formula; Dristan Cold
IbuprofenAdvil, Motrin
NicotineCigarettes and all other forms of tobacco; Nicorette gum; Nicoderm CQ patches
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