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What should you take for acid reflux while pregnant?

Antacids (such as Tums) are safe during pregnancy! They are a Category A drug and do not cross the placenta to the baby! ! Any Suggestions here?


  1. Becky Reply:

    If you don't already have acid reflux, pregnancy can bring it on. Naturally you don't want to take medicine while you are pregnant because of the effects it could Source:

  2. Jan Reply:

    On my approved list of over the counter meds from my Dr., here is what is listed. Mylanta Pepcid Prilosec Tums This was current as of August when I saw them for my first OB appointment. It says to follow dosing accoring to the package. S

  3. Susana Reply:

    One of the easiest ways to get more folic acid in your diet, as well as many other vitamins and minerals, is by taking a prenatal vitamin once a day. It’s a common misconception that you only take prenatal vitamins once you become pregnant…. Source:

  4. Annis Reply:

    Chewable antacids made from calcium carbonate may be all you need. Avoid antacids containing aluminum. Ask your doctor! Source:

  5. Kayla Reply:

    Sit up in a comfy chair with some pillows, let gravity help. I get reflux the most at night too, i have put a small brick under the head of the bed so i’m on a slight slant (if you suffer high blood pressure don’t do this) i also eat small … Source:

  6. Merle Reply:

    Acid reflux and proton pump inhibitors reflux? I don’t have insurence to pay for I could get for acid: is there a natural remedy the Proton Pum Inhibitor (Protonix) I need. I

  7. Kindra Reply:

    Go ahead and take a test! If it comes back positive, youre pregnant, PCOS or not! And 4 weeks is definitely not too soon for symptoms, I started getting them at 6 days past ovulation :)Good luck to you!!

  8. Neida Reply:

    Is folic acid safe to take when you are not pregnant? I was at first Can you take anti-acids while pregnant? How long does the acid reflux take to get rid of it?

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