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Approved Medication List

Posted on: 09/12/2019

Approved Medication List
In general, it is best to avoid any medications during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.  If you are taking a prescription, please notify us as soon as possible. 

Pain Medication
Extra Strength or Regular strength Tylenol (Acetaminophen)
DO NOT TAKE Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), Naproxen (Alleve)

Antibiotics
Amoxicillin, Penicillin, Keflex, Omnicef, Zithromax, ZPack, Augmentin.  Call during office hours with specific questions.

Cough & Cold Medications
Robitussin (dextromethorphan)
Mucinex (guaifenesin)
Cough drops / throat lozenges - all
Chloraseptic  Spray

Decongestants
Sudafed (Psuedoephedrine) – 2-3 days max
Afrin (oxymetazoline) - 2-3 days max
Saline nasal spray for dryness

Antihistamines & Allergry Medicine
Claritin (loratadine), Zyrtec (cetirizine)
Benadryl (diphenhydramine)

Heart burn & Gas
Tums / Rolaids
Zantac (Ranitidine), Pepcid (famotidine)
Gas-X (Simethicone)
DO NOT TAKE Pepto Bismol

Hemorrhoids
Preperation H
Tucks Pads (keep in refrigerator)

Diarrhea
Immodium (one dose only, call office if persist)
DO NOT TAKE Kaopectate

Constipation
Colace or Senekot
Miralax
Milk of Magnesia

Insomnia
Unisom
Benadryl for occasional use
Melatonin 3mg

Morning Sickness
Vit B-6, Unisom (1/2 tablet)

Yeast Infection
Monistat (miconazole) 7 day

Immunizations
Flu, PPD, Tdap

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