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A 30-year-old female asked:

i am 20 weeks pregnant. i have a bad cough my little five year old niece gave me. my throat hurts when i cough. what can i take for this?

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Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 21 years experience
Safe med in preg: Many single ingredient cold remedies are safe in pregnancy. So tylenol (acetaminophen) can be used for a sore throat, plain Robitussin for cough, and Claritin for runny nose. If you have a question about a specific product, call your physician.

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Last updated Feb 18, 2015

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