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Can i take this while pregnant?

Maximum strength Comtrex cold and cough? I am feeling soo sick and i dont know what i can take !

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proud_mum_mum

Asked by proud_mum_mum at 1:23 AM on Dec. 21, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I'd call doc to ask; they expect calls so don't worry about bothering anyone. I don't think you can take that. I do think you can take benedryl though. I can't remember any others at the moment, but def call doc about this.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:38 AM on Dec. 21, 2009

  • Oh okay .. then thats what i should do thanks..
    proud_mum_mum

    Answer by proud_mum_mum at 1:42 AM on Dec. 21, 2009

  • i dont think so. last time when i was pregnant they told me i pretty much cant take anything other than tylenol. definately ask your doctor though.
    erika_wright

    Answer by erika_wright at 2:01 AM on Dec. 21, 2009

  • Try www.safefetus.com
    If they don't have that specific brand, you can look up the ingredients individually.
    emslala

    Answer by emslala at 2:29 AM on Dec. 21, 2009

  • no.
    Jan0609momma

    Answer by Jan0609momma at 2:47 AM on Dec. 21, 2009

  • This is straight from a paper my OB gave me. Before 16 weeks avoid all medication unless it is an emergency contact the doctor in that case. 1. Pain relief: Tylenol 2. Cold symptoms: sudafed, beadryl(at night), Robitussin(Plain), Ricola cough drops, throat spray, warm salt water gargle, saline nasal spray. 3. Diarrhea: Kaopectate. 4. stool softener: Drink 6 to 8 glasses of water per day, diet high in fiber, fruit and bran, prunes, and prune juice, meatmucil, citracel, colace. Hemorrhoids: Keep stool soft by drinking 6 to 8 glasses of water per day, tucks, preperation H, Anusol HC. 6. Heartburn: Tums, maalox, mylanta, gelusil, riopan, digel. 6: Skin irritation: aveeno oatmeal bath, calamine lotion, benadryl tablets.

    Hope that helps clear it up.
    truealaskanmom

    Answer by truealaskanmom at 7:45 AM on Dec. 21, 2009

  • this is my third baby.. and every ob said.. only tylenol cold can be taken. call ur doctor.. he's the only one who can say yes or no.
    ramzmomma

    Answer by ramzmomma at 10:35 PM on Dec. 21, 2009

  • Regular Robitussin for a cough, regular Sudafed if you are congested, and Tylenol for the pain. Got me through a NASTY cold during my second trimester. This was what my doc told me to take. Don't take any of the special formulations, because they can contain ingredients that aren't safe right now. Cough drops in moderation are okay, but don't take them often. I can't remember what the ingredient in them is that is dangerous if you take them a lot.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 4:53 AM on Dec. 22, 2009

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