Important Notice
  1. The medication list below is a small sample of frequently used over-the-counter (OTC) medications. Prescription medications are generally not included on this list. If a medication is not listed, it still may be kosher. One should consult a rav. Certifying agencies are indicated next to products that have kosher certification. It is imperative that each individual understands that under no circumstances should one refrain from taking a prescribed medication or withhold such a medication from children without discussing the matter with a competent rav and/or physician.

    NOTE: Products are approved only when sold in the United States and in the indicated form (e.g. 'caplets', 'children's). This list should NOT be used for Passover.

  2. See Taking Your Medicine section for related articles and OB-GYN Approved Medication List. Click here for an explanation of the following Medicine List.


    • The following medications and treatments may be used without kosher certification: Antibiotics for an infection (except for skin infections known to be non-life threatening – e.g., acne); Castor Oil (with no additives); Enemas; Injections; Intravenous Treatments (IVs); Mineral Oil (with no additives); and Sodium Bicarbonate (pure baking soda).
    • Externally applied products are also always approved: Antiseptics, Creams, Dermatologicals, Ear Drops, Emollients, Epsom Salts, Eye Drops, Gels, Lotions, Oils, Ointments, Nasal Sprays, Powders, Rubbing Alcohols, Shampoos, and Soaps.

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