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    Medications safe for pregnancy-thought you may want this tid bit
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    hgreenwood7058 posted:

    Health Care for Women
    NON-PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION USAGE
    THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF MEDICATIONS OFTEN QUESTIONED FOR USE DURING PREGNANCY. DRUGS ACCEPTABLE FOR USE DURING ANY TRIMESTER OF PREGNANCY INCLUDE:
    ? Non Aspirin pain relievers (Tylenol, Acetaminophen)
    ? Robitussin DM
    ? Tums
    ? Sudafed — Regular Strength
    ? Afrin Nasal Spray — short term only
    ? Throat lozenges
    ? Colace
    ? Metamucil
    ? Kaopectate
    ? Chloraseptic throat spray
    ? Benadryl
    ? Cortisone Creams
    ? Unisom (for nausea)
    ? Sea Bands
    ? Emetrol
    THE FOLLOWING MEDICATIONS ARE APPROPRIATE FOR USE AFTER THE FIRST TRIMESTER:
    ? Monistat
    ? Femstat
    ? Gynelotrimin
    ? Vagistat
    THE FOLLOWING ARE UNACCEPTABLE PRACTICES DURING PREGNANCY:
    ? Use of hot tubs or saunas
    ? Taking Correctol, Pepto Bismol, or Aspirin products (Ibuprofen, Advil or Nuprin)
    ? Smoking or chewing tobacco
    ? Drinking Alcohol
    ? Recreational drugs
    CHECK WITH YOUR PHYSICIAN BEFORE:
    ? Flu shots
    ? Hepatitis vaccine
    ? Rhogam
    ? Kenalog injection
    Form 15372 6/07
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    Andie_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Thanks for posting the list of medications for us! It's always a good idea to check if you're in doubt at all.

    WebMD has a great resource with all the medications safe during pregnancy and also includes alternative therapies that are safe, too.

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    klynshoe responded:
    Is it safe to take a 15-20 warm bath at home during the first trimester?
     
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    hisxforeverx61408 replied to klynshoe's response:
    I'm lurking from 2nd tri.

    But, yes, it is fine to take a warm, not hot, bath during the first trimester.
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