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Pregnancy Medication List


 

THIS IS A LIST OF MEDICATIONS THAT ARE SAFE FOR YOU AND YOUR BABY. THESE CAN BE PURCHASED OVER THE COUNTER WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION.

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1. Pain, Fever or Headaches: Regular Strength Tylenol, Extra Strength Tylenol (Not to exceed 4,000mg daily)

2. Constipation: Milk of Magnesia, Metamucil, Fleets Enemas, Colace, Citrucel, Mineral Oil, or 1 bottle of Magnesium Citrate, Unifiber, Glycerin Supp., Dulcolax, Senokot, Miralax.

3. Cold or Allergy Symptoms: Actifed, Sudafed, Tylenol Sinus, Tylenol Cold, Tylenol Flu, Ocean Nasal Spray, or other Saline inhalers, Claritin, Zyrtec, Benadryl, Cold-Eze, Vicks vapor rub, Mucinex, Flonase

4. Cough: Any Robitussin or Triaminic product. Cough Drops.

5. Heartburn: Maalox, Rolaids, Tums, Mylanta, Riopan, Pepcid AC, Tagamet, Zantac, Prevacid, Gavison.

6. Gas Pain: Simethicone (Mylicon), Phazyme, Gas-X, Gaviscon, Beeno, Mylanta Gas.

7. Diarrhea: Kaopectate, Immodium A-D. Nausea: 22 to 1 tablet Unisom sleep aid with Vitamin B6 50mg tablet with each meal & at bedtime, sea bands, Emetrol, Ginger and Ginger Root, Dramamine.

8. Skin Rash, Poison Ivey, Itching: Hydrocort, Cortaid, Topicort, Caladryl Lotion, Sarna, Benadryl Cream, Benadryl 25mg tablet, Aveeno bath, lotion and ointment, Lotrimin Cream.

9. Yeast Infection: Monistat 3 or 7, Vań°isil cream, Gynelotrimin.

10. Difficulty Sleeping: Benadryl 25-50mg at bedtime, Unisom 12 to 1 tablet at bedtime, Chamomile tea, or Tylenol PM.

11. Hemorrhoids: Tucks pads, Preparation H, Anusol, Proctofoam, Balneol

12. Sore Throat: Chloraseptic Spray, Throat Lozenges.

13. Leg Cramps: Drink 8-10 glasses of water daily, Tums 3-4 daily, and eat Bananas.

14. Muscle Soreness: Bengay, Deep Heat Ointment, warm tub bath, Thermal Stick-on pads, Heating pad.

15. Miscellaneous: AZO Standard ok after 14wks gestation for UTI symptoms. Abreva for cold sores.

Please call the office if you have any questions regarding these or any other over the counter medications, or if these medications do not provide relief of your symptoms.

Food Advice: AVOID ALL RAW MEAT (to include sushi) AVOID ALL SEAFOOD EXCEPT SHRIMP AND SALMON TUNA: EAT IN MODERATION. IF MIXED WITH MAYO, DISCARD ALL LEFTOVERS. DELI MEATS: KEEP WELL REFRIGERATED AND DISCARD IN 5 DAYS OR LESS. EAT IN MODERATION.