What Medicines Can Take While Pregnant? (Part-3)

Yeast infections Yeast infections are common in pregnancy. Still, it’s a good idea to contact your doctor for a proper diagnosis before treating it at home. Safe medications include: miconazole (Monistat; category C) clotrimazole (Lotrimin; category C) butoconazole (Femstat; category C) Home remedies and natural treatments are generally not recommended for yeast infections during pregnancy. Skin rashes, cuts, scrapes

What Medicines Can Take While Pregnant? (Part-2)

Mild and severe allergies Mild allergies may respond well to lifestyle measures. If you need some extra help, the following OTC oral antihistamines are generally considered safe: diphenhydramine (Benadryl; category B) chlorpheniramine (Chlor-Trimeton; category B) loratadine (Claritin, Alavert; category B) cetirizine (Zyrtec; category B) If your allergies are more severe, your doctor may suggest taking an OTC corticosteroid spray at

What Medicines Can Take While Pregnant? (Part-1)

During pregnancy, your focus may have shifted to your growing baby. But you, too, may need some extra TLC, especially if you get sick. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, some 9 in 10 women take medication at some point during their pregnancies. Many over-the-counter (OTC) drugs and prescription medications are classified by the