The medications listed below are considered to be safe for pregnant women. Of course, no medicine can be guaranteed to be 100% safe for all women. Therefore, we would recommend attempting treatment without medicines first. If medicines are needed, inform your doctor (even if you are taking over the counter medicines).

Nausea and Vomiting
  • Sea bands (accupressure bands)
  • Vitamin B6, 25 mg 3 X a day
  • Unisom (doxylamine) 10 mg 3 x a day
  • Ginger, 250 mg 3 x a day
  • Lemon Drops
Cough, Cold and Allergy
  • Tylenol Cold and Sinus
  • Sudafed
  • Robitussin
  • Benadryl
  • Mucinex
  • Claritin
  • Cough drops
Indigestion/Heartburn
  • Tums/Rolaids
  • Maalox/Mylanta
  • Simethacone (Gas-X)
  • Pepcid AC
Pain Relief/Headache/Fever
  • Tylenol
Diarrhea
Short courses of:
  • Kaopectate
  • Immodium
Constipation
  • Increased water intake
  • Fiber supplements
  • Colace
  • Milk of Magnesia
  • Dulcolax suppository
  • Metamucil
Hemorrhoids
  • Tucks pads
  • Preparation H
  • Anusol
Insomnia
Short courses of:
  • Benadryl
  • Unisom