Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Medicine Can You Take If You Are Pregnant With A Cold

Share
Dr. Peter Ihle
4 doctors shared insights

Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


2

2
I am 3 months pregnant and I have a cold, which medicines can I take?

I am 3 months pregnant and I have a cold, which medicines can I take?

?symptoms?: Depends on what symptoms you're having. Mostly a cold (upper respiratory/viral infection) improves with time, rest, hydration. Steam or mist may help (think humidifier, warm shower, soups, tea). Check with your OB if you feel like you still need medication despite doing those things. Don't smoke or be around second-hand smoke. Feel better. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
I have a client who is pregnant and has a cold what medicine is she able to take for itb?

I have a client who is pregnant and has a cold what medicine is she able to take for itb?

Carefully: Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever or aches saline for congestion afrin for 3-5 days for congestion should be ok. Honey for the cough. Herbal tea for the congestion and post nasal drip. ...Read more

6

6
What kind of cold medicine is safe to take while pregnant?! I am currently about 6 weeks right now.

What kind of cold medicine is safe to take while pregnant?! I am currently about 6 weeks right now.

None, pg or not.: OTC cough and cold medications have no good data to support their efficacy and have been shown, time and time again, to cause side effects that aggravate or worsen the cold. Menthol cough drops or a Vicks nasal inhaler to help you blow your nose, Chloraseptic or Cepastat for pain or tickle from post nasal drip, fluids, steam: not harmful supportive measures. See http://tinyurl.com/osmaxzo ...Read more

8

8
Lam pregnant woman which drugs lcan take in case of tonselits and commen cold?

Lam pregnant woman which drugs lcan take in case of tonselits and commen cold?

Penicillin, Z-pack: Penicillins, including Amoxicillin are safe in pregnancy and sometimes prescribed for tonsillitis. You can also take Erythromycin or a z-pack. The common cold is a viral infection that doesn't respond to antibiotics which are mostly for bacterial infections. ...Read more

9

9
What would be the most common medicines that a pregnant woman can take for the common cold?

What would be the most common medicines that a pregnant woman can take for the common cold?

Be careful: Need to consult with your OB doctor, but non-medicated things such as saline irrigation should be safe again, check with your OB office. Most have a list of medications that can be safely taken in pregnancy. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
I've had a cold for 2 weeks already could that be a symptom? And what medicine can I take if I am pregnant

I've had a cold for 2 weeks already could that be a symptom? And what medicine can I take if I am pregnant

See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more