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Cough Drops Safe To Take While Pregnant
I'm currently 10 weeks pregnant, is it safe to take cough drops? I have a really bad cough that has been keeping me up at night.
Meds in pregnancy: It depends on what the cough drops contain. Typical OTC cough drops may contain a mild local anesthetic along with the candy-like drop. This is probably okay in small doses. Please consult your OB for more recommendations and to make sure the cough is not asthma or other new condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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I took a ricola dual action cough drop I looked it up and it says they are not safe during pregnancy is this true ? I'm pregnant I had one please help
I have a really bad cough. Theses cough drops arent doing much for me especially at night. What medicine can I take for this while im pregnant?
Ricola cough drop contains herb mixture elder horehound hyssop etc I had one is this going to hurt my baby? Is it ok to take these while pregnant ?
Most consider fine: There is some evidence that Elder, Hyssop and Horehound ingestion could be of concern during pregnancy but to be honest, many OB's recommend Ricola drops, due to the marginal amounts of the aforementioned herbs in the drops. If you are concerned why not reach out to your OB. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 24 w eeks pregnant I am getting a terrible cold what can I take... Am i allowed to take cold ease or alka seltzer or cough drops or anything!?!?!
Yes: There are quite a few things you can take. Of course, drinking lots of water is more important and right after that, getting a lot of rest. You can take plain sudafed after 1st trimester, plain robitussin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) cough drops are okay. Benedryl and guanfenisin are also okay. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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