Over the counter medications allowed during pregnancy
OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICATIONS ALLOWED
DURING PREGNANCY AND LACTATION
We do not recommend that Over The Counter acne products/medications be used Antihistamines
Zyrtec Cough Suppressants
**DO NOT USE if taking Sudafed
Any calcium supplement may be used, including:
Tums EX – 2 tablets twice daily
Milk of Magnesia
Or, increase dietary roughage, bran, dark green leafy vegetables and fruits. Drink 8-10
glasses of water daily.
Doxylamine Succinate Dry Skin
Vitamin E Lotion Expectorants
Tylenol Extra Strength
(2 tablets every 6 hours)
DO NOT take more than 12 tablets in 24 hours Gas
(with or without cortisone)
Or, increase roughage and fluids Heartburn
Any iron supplement may be taken, including:
Slow-Fe with Folic Acid Insect Repellant
Any insect repellant is safe to use Itch
Hyrdocortisone Anti-Itch Ointment
Cortaid Nasal Spray
Afrin – DO NOT USE for more than 3 days.
Ocean and Nasal Mist – may use as needed Nausea
Vitamin B6 (25mg 3 times daily)
Unisom (1 12.5mg tablet daily) with Vitamin B6 Pain
Tylenol Extra Strength Poison Ivy
*Clean affected area with soap and then apply medication to prevent the spread of poison ivy. Diarrhea
Imodium AD Sore Throat
Chloraseptic Oral Strips
Sucrets or other throat lozenges Sleep – DO NOT USE ON A DAILY BASIS!
Use SPF 30 or higher Yeast
Any OTC medication may be used, including:
*Insert the applicator halfway only.
Note: No studies have been performed indicating that the following produces have an adverse effect on
If you have any questions on these or other medications, please call our nursing staff at 316. 634.0060,
option 2, option 3.
Guide to supplements and medications The article below is for information only and shall not be considered as part of the IFSS Anti-Doping regulations. Knowing what is on a Prohibited List gives a good idea of what is allowed during competition. However it is best to check. The administration of medication, while under IFSS rules, may require oversight or completion of a medication admin
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