Safe Medications for Pregnant Women

Medications to relieve pregnancy discomforts.

The following is a list of over-the-counter medications that are safe to take during pregnancy. Nothing can be guaranteed as 100 percent safe, so be sure to check with your doctor before taking any medication during pregnancy.

Pregnancy Discomfort Pregnancy-Safe Medication
Cough Robitussin DM cough syrup
Diarrhea Imodium A-D
Headache, low-grade fever, aches Tylenol (acetaminophen)

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For More OBGYN, Pregnancy and Childbirth Information
If you have any questions about what you can and cannot take during your pregnancy, please contact the Teratogen Center at 1-800-532-3749. To find general information about pregnancy and childbirth, visit Pregnancy and Childbirth in Adult Health or read the Pregnancy and Childbirth News archive.