Approved Medications

 

All medications may be purchased over the counter and are to be taken only if symptoms are present.  If symptoms persist, follow up in the office as indicated. These medications are considered safe in pregnancy, but should only be taken if necessary.

                       

 

 

**CALL IF TEMPERATURE BECOMES 100.5 DEGREES OR HIGHER**

 

COLDS                                       COUGHS

Actifed, Sudafed                                                           Robitussin

Tylenol cold/sinus                                                       Robitussin DM

COMTREX (no Liqui-Gels)                                             Warm salt-water gargles

Ocean Spray nasal spray

Mucinex

Benadryl

 

PAIN/FEVER                             INSOMNIA

Tylenol                                                                           Unisom Regular Strength

                                                                                       Benadryl

 

SORE THROAT                         DIARRHEA

Chloraseptic spray                                                          Imodium (one dose only)

Chloraseptic lozenges                                                    (Patients with bloody diarrhea or

Halls lozenges                                                                 persistent diarrhea over 24 hours should

Zinc lozenges                                                                   call the office.)

Salt-water gargle

 

NAUSEA                                     CONSTIPATION

Emetrol/Emecheck                                                         Riopan, Colace

Dramamine                                                                     Increase fiber in diet

Benadryl                                                                          Increase water and juice

Vitamin B-6 (one 25mg tablet every six hours)              Metamucil, Fibercon

½ tablet Unisom every six hours                                    Fiberall, Citrucel

                                                                                        Milk of Magnesia (MOM)

                                                                                        Gas X, Phazyme

                                                                                        Miralax

 

HEARTBURN                             HEMORRHOIDS

Rolaids or Tums                                                             Preparation H, Tucks Pads

Mylanta, Maalox (liquid or tablets)                                 Anusol HC Cream

Pepcid                                                                              Sitz Baths: Lukewarm soapy water

Zantac                                                                            (Dial or Ivory soap) two to four times a  day

 

ALLERGIES                                YEAST INFECTIONS

Benadryl                                                                             Monistat

Zyrtec                                                                                 Eat Yogurt with live cultures

Claritin