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Safe Medications During Pregnancy
Over-The-Counter Medications Allowed During Pregnancy and Lactation
All OTC acne products/medications may be used.
*Though it does not require a prescription, Georgia law requires that Sudafed be requested from the pharmacist.
**DO NOT USE if taking Sudafed
Any calcium supplement may be used, including:
Or, increase dietary roughage, bran, dark green leafy vegetables and fruits. Drink 8- 10 glasses of water daily.
DO NOT take more than 12 tablets in 24 hours.
Or, increase roughage and fluids.
Any iron supplement may be taken, including:
Any insect repellant is safe to use.
*Clean affected area with soap and then apply medication to prevent the spread of poison ivy.
DO NOT USE ON A DAILY BASIS!
Any OTC medication may be used, including:
*Insert the applicator halfway only.
Travel is permitted up to the 35th week of pregnancy as long as your physician has not put you on any restrictions. Check with your individual air carrier or cruise line regarding traveling during pregnancy. When traveling, empty your bladder frequently and take frequent breaks to stretch your body.
No studies have been performed indicating that the following procedures have an adverse effect on fetal development:
ATTENTION: If you are ill or have any questions regarding taking medications while pregnant or nursing, please call (404) 352-3616 and ask for the OB Office.