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#1 of 2 Old 03-05-2008, 10:57 AM - Thread Starter
 
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What can I take for a cold and a bad cough? I was taking regular Tylenol but it isnt helping the cough. And my cough is bad enough that it is making me gag or vomit. I'm staying home from work today, but I really need to be in tomorrow, so anything you can recommend would be great.
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Safe meds for a cold during pregnancy:
Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Tylenol Cold
Warm salt/water gargle
Saline nasal drops or spray

Sudafed, Actifed, Dristan, Neosynephrine*

Robitussin DM, Trind-DM, Vicks Cough Syrup, Romilar, Halls*

*Do not take "SA" (sustained action) forms of these drugs or the "Multi-Symptom" forms of these drugs.

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