What throat lozenges are safe while pregnant?
- Ideally, to soothe a sore throat, we recommend gargling with salt water, or sipping lemon juice with honey.
- Short term use of Betadine Gargle is generally considered safe in pregnancy.
- Throat lozenges, such as Strepsils, are safe to use in pregnancy.
What brand of cough drops are safe during pregnancy?
In this instance, opt for cough drops that are sugar-free, such as Ricola Cough Suppressant Throat Drops or HALLS Relief Honey Lemon Sugar-Free Cough Drops.
Are cough lozenges safe during pregnancy?
Expectorants like Mucinex, cough suppressants like Robitussin, vapor rubs like Vicks VapoRub, and cough drops are all considered safe during pregnancy.
Are menthol lozenges safe in pregnancy?
And unlike prescription drugs, OTC medications don’t have a pregnancy category rating from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Therefore, the risks of menthol cough drops on pregnancy are not fully known. That said, there have not been any reports of negative effects on a pregnancy due to menthol use.
Is Pholcodine safe in pregnancy?
For a dry cough, a cough suppressant such as pholcodine or dextromethorphan is considered safe during pregnancy. Dry, irritating coughs are usually associated with a postnasal drip.
What if I took NyQuil while pregnant?
You should not take NyQuil Severe Cold & Flu if you’re pregnant. Use of its active ingredient in early pregnancy may be linked with some birth defects. You should also talk to your doctor before using the liquid forms of NyQuil Cold & Flu and NyQuil Cough during pregnancy.
Can I take NyQuil while pregnant?
Is benylin safe during pregnancy?
Benylin in pregnancy. The brand ‘Benylin’ now covers a range of different cough medicines, so it is important to look carefully at the ingredients before taking it during pregnancy. The current UK ‘Benylin Dry and Tickly cough syrup’ only contains glycerol and sucrose which would be considered safe in pregnancy.
Can you have honey while pregnant?
Avoid honey Honey may contain the bacteria that cause botulism or other toxins that can be harmful for pregnant and breast-feeding women. These toxins can also potentially harm your developing baby or infant younger than 1 year old.