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TheraFlu is an over-the-counter medication that is claimed to alleviate the symptoms of the common cold and the flu. It usually contains antihistamines, pain relievers and decongestants to combat the congestion, stuffiness, aches and pain symptoms of cold and flu. If you are pregnant, you should consider discussing with your treating doctor about its use before taking it, as you can risk your baby to have complications like birth defects avoid any self-medication during pregnancy. If you need to take any medications, report your symptoms to your doctor/gynecologist and get started on medications that can be safely used during pregnancy.
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