Safe Medications

COMMON COLDS
• Afrin® nasal spray
• Saline spray
• Robitussin® (sugar free for diabetes)
• Actifed®
• Chlor-Trimeton® (for hypertension)
• Delsyrn®
• Dimacol® Capsules
• Formula 44®
• Mucinex DM®
• Sinex® decongestant nasal spray
• Sudafed® (do NOT use if hypertension)
• Tussin® diabetic formula
• Throat lozenges
• Triaminic® diabetic cough formula
• Triaminicol® decongestant cough syrup
• Tylenol® cold formula or sinus formula
• Vicks®

NAUSEA & VOMITING
• Ginger capsules 340 mg, 3 times per day
• Vitamin B6 25 mg tab, 3 times per day
• Unisom® 25 mg tab. Can be cut in
half and taken 1/2 tab 3 times per day
• Unisom® 25 mg at night
• Relief Band® wrist band

CONSTIPATION
Increase oral fluid & fiber intake (bran,
green leafy vegetables, apples)
• Colace®
• Dulcolax® tablets & suppositories
• Metamucil®
• Milk of Magnesia®
PAIN
• Tylenol®

FLATULENCE
• Mylicon®
• Gas-X®

HEARTBURN
• Maalox®
• Milk of Magnesia®
• Mylanta® Liquid & tablets
• Tums®—up to 6 per day
• Zantac®
• Pepcid®

ITCHING
• Benadryl®
• Topical Caladryl® lotion
• Aveeno® bath salts

TOPICAL YEAST SKIN
• Monistat® cream
• Mycostatin® powder
• Nystatin® powder

VAGINAL YEAST
• Monistat® 5 day formula
• Gyne-Lotrimin®

HEMORRHOIDS
• Anusol HC®
• Anusol® Suppositories & ointment
• Tucks® pads

SINUS ALLERGIES
• Claritin® (Not Claritin-D)
• Benadryl®
• Zyrtec® (Not Zyrtec-D)