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Posted 19 January 2013 - 03:09 AM
Hello from Switzerland!
It was -21 degrees here at the top of the mountain (I chose to ski in the end), and I am really feeling for the Sydney spiders who have had 46 or so!
Quick question, I got a chest cold somewhere between Paris and Zermatt (coughing up yellow stuff, runny nose) and because I'm asthmatic, I'm really finding it hard to breathe. I didn't bring my purple secretive inhaler so am just surviving off ventolin. Is there anything over the counter I can take? Like sudafed or something?
Seretide not secretive...
Posted 19 January 2013 - 06:56 AM
Unfortunately you can't take cold and flu medication, but you should be able to take some antihistamines (which may assist with congestion), I'm just not sure what they would be called in Switzerland. It's possible you've developed an infection, in which case you are able to take certain antibiotics, you will just need to make sure your doctor knows you are pregnant.
I hope you feel better soon!
I used to use a secretive inhaler myself...
Posted 19 January 2013 - 02:03 PM
Having recently been pregnant, i am glad to say YES!!! You can take durotuss! I ended up on in when i was 36 weeks (cant believe how recent that was!!) Anyway, speak to your pharmasist. But when i called 13health she said it was fine but to see the hospital because of how far along i was, i saw the hospital and they too said durotuss and when i went there (no prescription needed) the pharmasist didn't even question me. So i asume its now common knowlege.
I remember with my first two there was nothing. But yes, Durotuss, but check to make sure its ok for you first
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