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Patient Info

OVER THE COUNTER MEDICATIONS APPROVED FOR PREGNANCY*

NAUSEA :

Dramamine, Unisom {1/2 tab in A.M. & 1 tab in P.M.} take

with Vit.B6 50 mgs. Sea Bands{wrist bands}, Ginger Ale,     

crackers and small frequent meals                                                                               

                                                        

COUGH:                                       

Robitussin cough syrup, any cough drops.{use sugar free for diabetics}   

 

COLDS:                                        

Increase fluids, saline nasal spray, Tylenol cold and sinus,

Actifed, Triaminic syrup/cold tabs, Neo-Synephrine Nasal spray

 

HEADACHES:                             

TYLENOL ONLY     

NO ASPIRIN OR IBUPROFEN, ALEVE, MOTRIN, ADVIL OR EXCEDRIN

 

CONSTIPATION:                         

Increase fluids, fiber, Metamucil, Citrucel, Colace, Peri-Colace, Milk of Magnesia

 

DIARRHEA:                                 

Kaopectate, Imodium AD

 

HEMORRHOIDS:                        

Warm soaks, Anusol suppositories or cream, Preparation H, Witch Hazel compresses {Tucks Pads}

 

HEARTBURN/GAS: 

Maalox, Mylanta, Tums, Rolaids, Zantac, Pepcid, Gas-X, Mylicon

 

ALLERGY:                                    

Benadryl, Sudafed, Tylenol sinus

 

SKIN RASH/ITCH:                       

Benadryl, Benadryl Cream, Hydrocortisone 0.5% cream,

Aveeno Bath, Oatmeal Bath, Calamine lotion

 

SORE THROAT:

Chloraseptic lozenges/spray, Tylenol

 

YEAST INFECTION:                             

Monistat cream, Gyne Lotrimin cream

 

DIFFICULTY SLEEPING:                   

Tylenol PM, Benadryl

 

*Please try these medications first. If your symptoms do not improve then call our office.