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SUDAFED aubrees-mommy Due May 3 (girl); 1 child; Jasper, 443 posts
3rd Jan '13

i have an upper respiratory infection and the doctor gave me a list of medications you can take during pregnancy theres no specific details on there it just says names of the medicine. when he saw me i told him i had the URI and he said to just take sudafed it will clear it right up and sudafed is on the list. well on the box it says it has pseudoephedrine. in it and on some websites it says that pseudoephedrine isnt safe during pregnancy that it can affect the blood flow from the placenta.. now im really confused ughh

ma ♥ 1 child; California 63053 posts
3rd Jan '13

Just based off what you just posted... I wouldn't take it during pregnancy.

✩BG Addict +2 2 kids; Ohio 24745 posts
3rd Jan '13

you can go to http://www.safefetus.com and look it up.

aubrees-mommy Due May 3 (girl); 1 child; Jasper, 443 posts
3rd Jan '13

i know but the doctor said its safe thats why im confused... i already took 2 :( anyone else taks sudafed during pregnancy ??? its the kind behind the counter

Tash+1 1 child; Canton, Ohio 7839 posts
3rd Jan '13

Its a class c drug, meaning that it has not been deemed safe, but also not unsafe i believe. It should only be taken if the benefits outweigh the risks.

❀Sarah❀ 2 kids; Cocking, EU, Europe 124366 posts
status 3rd Jan '13

I took regular sudafed during pregnancy, it was fine.

k-La 1 child; Louisiana 3383 posts
3rd Jan '13

I've been taking Sudafed for the past few days. I talked to my doctor today and she said it's fine.

aubrees-mommy Due May 3 (girl); 1 child; Jasper, 443 posts
3rd Jan '13
Quoting ♡Sarah♡ + 2:" I took regular sudafed during pregnancy, it was fine."


whats regular sudafed it says sinus pressure and congestion relief i didnt know what kind to get because on the paper it just says sudafed it didnt say what specific type

Tash+1 1 child; Canton, Ohio 7839 posts
3rd Jan '13
Quoting aubrees-mommy:" whats regular sudafed it says sinus pressure and congestion relief i didnt know what kind to get because on the paper it just says sudafed it didnt say what specific type"


Every type of Sudafed has the same risks.