Pregnancy Complications: Claritin

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Cold Medicine During Early Pregnancy

Hi all. I've been reading the websites and I'm extremely confused and a little scared. I have a pretty bad - but not severe- head and chest cold (nasal stuffiness and drainage, ears are stuffy, soar throat and somewhat productive cough) and am 8 weeks pregnant. I've been reading all the websites for what cold medicines are ok to take and I'm getting mixed answers and am a little scared. I do need something, as I'm on vacation and visiting family for my parent's joint 60th birthday parties. I need to be able to be a part of the...


Itchy Skin on Belly

My sister is pregnant with her first and is due 2/10/10 - recently her belly...


Cold and Pregancy

I am 36 1/2 weeks along, and have come down with an awful cold? over the...

Health & Safety

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Medications Safe During Pregnancy

I am 31 weeks pregnant and have been suffering for 2 weeks! I am tired of having mucus in my throat, a dry cough, a sore throat, headache and stuffy nose. My Dr told me to try allergy meds to see if it was allergies. I tried Alavert and Claritin but didn't touch it. I also tried Tylenol Cold Multi Symptom and it didn't help. His MA mentioned that I might be able to take Mucinex but never found out for me. I put in a call but it takes them a while to call back if it's not an emeregency. Any other ideas?