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					Cold Remedies: • • • • • • • • • • • Pseudoephedrine (Sudafed products) Loratadine (Claritin, Claritin D) Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Chlorpheniramine Maleate (Chlor-Trimeton) Dextromethorphan (Robitussin products) Guafenesin (Robitussin products and most “expectorants”) Sinutab extra strength or maximum strength Triaminic, Triaminic Cold All Tylenol products Throat lozenges without Echinacea or other herbal remedies Saline nose drops

Constipation: • • • • Docusate sodium (Colace) Metamucil Fibercon No “stimulant” laxatives or enemas

Diarrhea: • • • Kaopectate Immodium AD – follow directions on the box BRATT diet (banana, rice, applesauce, tea & toast)

Headache or general pain relief: • • • Acetominophen (Tylenol products) Panadol NO ibuprofen (Advil), naproxen (Aleve), or aspirin unless prescribed

Hemorrhoids: • • Tucks pads, suppositories, or ointment Sitz baths

Indigestion or heartburn: • • • • • • • Gaviscon Rolaids TUMs Mylanta Maalox Pepcid AC – ask first only if above not working Zantac - ask first only if above not working

Nausea and vomiting: Vitamin B6 50 mg up to three times a day with or without ½ Unisom tablet (NOT softgel) • Emetrol • Ginger root or ginger tea • Morning Sickness Magic Available online at or Natural Healthfood Grocer 14453 Potomac Mills Road Woodbridge, VA 22192 Phone: (703) 494-7287 Sleep problems: • • • • • • Tylenol PM Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Unisom tablets or softgels Sleep on side or place pillow under hip to tilt pelvis to the side Use humidifier in the winter