During pregnancy, women can be more susceptible to ailments like cold and flu and other conditions. Only certain medications are safe during pregnancy. The following are considered safe. Follow the labels for dosage and directions. Please contact your care center if you have additional questions.
- Topical Erythromycin
- AVOID: Accutane, Retin-A, Tetracycline, Minocycline, Vitamin A in addition to prenatal vitamin
Allergy (plain formulas recommended):
- Benadryl (Diphenhydramine)
- Claritin (Loratidine)
- Zyrtec (Cetirizine)
- Nasal saline rinse
- Bactrim (AVOID in 3rd Trimester)
- AVOID: Cipro, Tetracycline, Minocycline, Levaquin
- Saline nasal sprays
- Vicks Vapor Rub
- Robitussin DM (Dexomethrophan)
- Mucinex (guaifenesin)
- Chloraseptic spray
- Bedside humidifier
- Halls cough drops
- Colace (Docusate Sodium)
- Culturelle chewable probiotic
- Chewable probiotic
- Imodium AD
- Cold compress
- Increased fluid intake
- Tylenol (Acetaminophen) Regular or Extra Strength
- Peppermint essential oil applied to temples (if no problem with high blood pressure)
- Lavender rice pack around neck
- Avoid lying down for at least 1 hour after meals
- Pepcid AC (Famotidine)
- Pepcid Complete
- Tums (limit 6 per day)
- Preparation H
- Anusol/Anusal H.C.
- Tucks (witch hazel) pads
- Hydrocortisone OTC
- Vaseline Lotion applied to tissue
Nausea and Vomiting:
- Unisom (Doxylamine)
- Vitamin B6
- Ginger Root 250 mg, 4 x daily
- Sea bands
- High complex carbs at bedtime
- Tylenol (Acetaminophen)
- AVOID: Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) and Naprosyn (Aleve
- 1% Hydrocortisone Cream
- Tylenol PM
- Lavender Essential Oil
- Warm Milk-add vanilla or sugar for flavor
Yeast Infection (7 day creams preferred):
- AVOID: 1 day creams
With any medication or treatment, always be sure to consult with your physician with any questions or concerns about your specific health needs. We are here to help!
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