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I have a cold what should i take?

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lashun90

Asked by lashun90 at 7:10 PM on Dec. 28, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • ReneeK3

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 7:13 PM on Dec. 28, 2008

  • Cold and cough medicines
    A number of nonprescription cold and cough medicines are safe during pregnancy. These include Tylenol (the FDA puts this in Class B), antihistamines such as Claritin (Class B) and saline nasal sprays (Class A). Other medications can be used short term, including cough medicines such as Robitussin, or decongestants with the active ingredient of pseudoephedrine or phyenylephrine (all Class C). If your symptoms last more than a week, see your medical provider for an exam and reassessment of the medicines you are taking.


    http://www.providence.org/Oregon/Health_Resource_Centers/Pregnancy_Center/AskAnExpert_Pregnancy_medicines.htm

    ReneeK3

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 7:14 PM on Dec. 28, 2008

  • Drink some tea, let it ride out on it's own. :)
    Autumn22

    Answer by Autumn22 at 8:36 PM on Dec. 28, 2008

  • Also, eat tons of garlic.
    Autumn22

    Answer by Autumn22 at 8:36 PM on Dec. 28, 2008

  • my doctor told me the only thing i could take was mucinex dm,in the red box i think it was, but you should just call your doctor up in the morning and ask him/her what they recommend :D
    x_tinky_x

    Answer by x_tinky_x at 10:34 PM on Dec. 28, 2008

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