Over the counter medications allowed during pregnancy
OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICATIONS ALLOWED DURING PREGNANCY AND LACTATION Acne We do not recommend that Over The Counter acne products/medications be used Antihistamines Actifed Allegra Benadryl Claritin Claritin-D Chlor-Trimeton-D Chlor-Trimeton-DM Sudafed* Tylenol Allergy Zyrtec Cough Suppressants Robitussin Robitussin DM Robitussin PE** **DO NOT USE if taking Sudafed Calcium Supplements Any calcium supplement may be used, including: Tums EX – 2 tablets twice daily Viactiv Constipation Benefiber Colace Fibercon Fleet Enemas Glycerin Suppositories Metamucil Milk of Magnesia Unifiber Or, increase dietary roughage, bran, dark green leafy vegetables and fruits. Drink 8-10 glasses of water daily.
Decongestants Sudafed Sudafed Sinus Sudafed Non-Drying Actifed Tylenol Sinus Benadryl Doxylamine Succinate Dry Skin Cocoa Butter Eucerin Lotion Vitamin E Lotion Expectorants Mucinex Robitussin Fever Tylenol Tylenol Extra Strength (2 tablets every 6 hours) DO NOT take more than 12 tablets in 24 hours Gas Gas X Mylicon Mylanta GAS Mylanta Antacid/Anti-Gas Phazyme Hemorrhoids Preparation H Colace Annusol Suppository/Ointment (with or without cortisone) Or, increase roughage and fluids Heartburn Gaviscon Maalox Mylanta Nexium Pepcid Complete Prevacid Rolaids Tums Zantac
Iron Supplements Any iron supplement may be taken, including: Ferro-Sequels Ferancee HP Slow-Fe Slow-Fe with Folic Acid Insect Repellant Any insect repellant is safe to use Itch Benadryl Ointment Caladaryl Lotion Hyrdocortisone Anti-Itch Ointment Cortaid Nasal Spray Afrin – DO NOT USE for more than 3 days. Flonase Nasonex Ocean and Nasal Mist – may use as needed Nausea Emetrol Relief Band Sea Bands Vitamin B6 (25mg 3 times daily) Unisom (1 12.5mg tablet daily) with Vitamin B6 Pain Tylenol Tylenol Extra Strength Poison Ivy Nutech Wash Caladryl Lotion* Ivy Dry* *Clean affected area with soap and then apply medication to prevent the spread of poison ivy. Diarrhea Imodium AD Sore Throat Chloraseptic Oral Strips Chloraseptic Spray Sucrets or other throat lozenges Sleep – DO NOT USE ON A DAILY BASIS! Benadryl 25mg Tylenol PM Unisom
Sunscreen Use SPF 30 or higher Yeast Any OTC medication may be used, including: Femstat 3 Gynelotrimin Cream Monistat 3* Monistat 7* *Insert the applicator halfway only. Note: No studies have been performed indicating that the following produces have an adverse effect on fetal development: Teeth whitening Artificial nails 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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