FAQ

NON-PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS APPROVED FOR PREGNANCY

 

HEADACHES: PLAIN TYLENOL, MAGNESIUM SUPPLEMENT 250MG TO 500MG ONCE DAILY OR MIDOL COMPLETE AS DIRECTED ON THE BOX

ACHES & PAINS: PLAIN TYLENOL

SORE MUSCLES/BACK & HIP PAIN: BIOFREEZE, MINERAL ICE, ICEY HOT, DOTERRA DEEP BLUE, THERMA CARE HEAT WRAPS OR ICE/HEAT, CHIROPRACTOR, MANIPULATION THERAPY, MASSAGE THERAPY & PHYSICAL THERAPY

CHARLEY HORSE: DRINK 8OZ. OF PLAIN TONIC WATER BEFORE BED, MAGNESIUM 250MG TO 500MG DAILY, POTASSIUM RICH FOODS

COUGH: COUGH DROPS, ROBITUSSIN COUGH SYRUP

SORE THROAT: CHLORACEPTIC LOZENGES & THROAT SPRAY OR CEPACOL LOZENGES & THROAT SPRAY

CONGESTION: BENADRYL, MUCINEX OR MUCINEX DM, SALINE NOSE SPRAY, NETI POT, HUMIDIFIER, VICKS VAPOR RUB & AFRIN NASAL SPRAY TWICE DAILY FOR NO MORE THAN 3 DAYS

ALLERGIES: BENADRYL, CLARITIN (NOT CLARITIN-D) ZYRTEC (NOT ZYRTEC-D) & ALAVERT

SKIN RASH & ITCHING: ORAL BENADRYL OR BENADRYL CREAM, 1% HYDROCORTISONE CREAM, OATMEAL BATHS, CALAMINE LOTION, COCONUT OIL, AQUAPHOR OINTMENT OR CREAM

INDIGESTION: MAALOX, MYLANTA, TUMS, GELUSIL, PEPCID & ZANTAC (UP TO 150MG TWICE DAILY)

GAS & BLOATING: GAS-X, GELUSIL, AVOID GASSY FOODS

NAUSEA: VITAMIN B6 (25MG TO 50MG 3 TIMES DAILY), ORAL BENADRYL WITH ½ TAB OF DOXYLAMINE SUCCINATE, PREGNANCY POPS, DRAMAMINE, GINGER ALE, GINGER & PEPPERMINT, SEA-BAND WRISTBANDS

SLEEP AIDS: BENADRYL, UNISOM, ZZZQUIL, DOXYLAMINE SUCCINATE & TYLENOL PM

DIARRHEA: KAOPECTATE, IMODIUM

CONSTIPATION: COLACE STOOL SOFTENER (CAN TAKE UP TO 3 TIMES PER DAY), MIRALAX, METAMUCIL, CITRUCEL & FIBER RICH FOODS

HEMORRHOIDS: PREPARATION H, PLAIN PROCTO FOAM, TUCKS PADS & WITCH HAZEL