Safe Medications

Safe Medications During Pregnancy

While there are no perfectly safe medications to use during pregnancy, the following medications have historically not been found to cause harm to your baby.

Congestion
  • Sudafed or Actifed (plain)
  • Saline Nasal Spray or Saline Nasal Rinse (Neti Pot)
  • Afrin Nasal Spray (for no longer than 48 hours)
Constipation or Diarrhea
  • Metamucil, Fibercon, or Fiberall
  • Colace
  • Imodium
Cough
  • Robitussin (Plain or DM)
  • Vicks Formula 44 (Plain or DM)
Morning Sickness
  • Vitamin B6 – take one tablet an hour before mealtime
  • Unisom tablet at bedtime or twice daily
  • Gatorade or water for hydration
Aches and Pains
  • Tylenol (No Motrin, Aleve, or Aspirin)
Heartburn
  • Tums, Rolaids, Mylanta, or Maalox (No Pepto-Bismol)
Allergies
  • Benadryl, Claritin, or Zyrtec (plain)

If you use these medications and your symptoms continue, please call us at 307.637.7700 and talk to a nurse who will evaluate your situation.

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