Pregnancy Medication Protocol
What medical is safe you use during pregnancy? Below is a list of medication for several symptoms.
Benadryl, Tylenol Sinus, Actifed, Sudafed (NOT Sudafed-PE), Chlor-Trimeton, Zyrtec, Claratin. You may also try using a neti-pot sinus rinse with sterile water. If green drainage is present, patient needs to be seen in the primary care office.
Benylin Expectorant, Robitussin
Benylin Multi-Symptom, Robitussin DM, Hall’s Cough Drops, Sucrets
Normal Saline Drops, Afrin (Can only use OTC nasal spray for 3 days or will get rebound effect with the exception of normal saline drops)
Tylenol, Extra-Strength Tylenol or generic, aspirin free Excedrin Tension
Maalox, Mylanta, Amphojel, Tums, Rolaids. 3 Tums can be used as Calcium supplements. Pepcid, Zantac, Prevacid. Eat smaller meals avoiding acidic foods
Metamucil, Citrucel, Fibercon, Colace, Miralax
Imodium A.D., Kaopectate
Deep heat rub, heating pad (on 20 minutes, off 20 minutes)
Sudden Muscle Injury
Ice packs for the first 24 hours: 10 minutes on/10 minutes off, then switch to heating pad: 20 minutes on/20 minutes off. This is for a pulled back or leg muscle
Itching Skin Rash
Caladryl, Calamine Lotion, Aveeno Soaks, Benadryl, Sarna anti-itch lotion, and Granpa’s Pine Tar Soap
Ginger (ale, teas, candies), peppermint, Sea Bands bracelets, acupressure/acupuncture, and small but frequent meals