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(Follow package directions for over-the-counter medications.)
Tylenol, Extra strength Tylenol (Acetaminophen)
Avoid: Ibuprofen, Motrin, Advil, Aleve, Naprosyn (products containing Aspirin or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)
Claritin/D, Sudafed, Actifed, Benadryl, Robitussin DM, Lozenges, Alavert/D, Allegra/D, Zyrtec, Ventolin, Flonase, TB Testing
Safe anytime in pregnancy
Penicillin, Ampicillin, Erythromycin, Zithromycin, and Macrobid are a few of the many safe antibiotics. They may be safely prescribed by primary care physicians.
Colace, Metamucil, Fibercon, Preparation H, Anusol, Imodium
Tums Ultra, Dramamine, Zantac, Maalox, Gaviscon
Monistat, any over the count 7-day antifungal cream.
Hydrocortisone, Benadryl Cream, Bengay, Tiger Balm, Therapatch.
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