While some medicines are considered safe during pregnancy, the effects of others on your unborn baby are unknown. Illegal drugs are never okay and you should check with your EIHC Women’s Health provider regarding current prescriptions or with any questions.
As a general rule you should try to avoid or minimize medicine use during your pregnancy. However, certain drugs are considered safe and indicate on the label if they are okay for pregnant women.
*Please note that NO drug can be considered 100% safe for use during pregnancy.
*NOTE: Do not take sustained action (SA) or “Multi-Symptom forms for these medicines. Due not use Nyquil due to its high alcohol content.
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