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Maternity Care

Although no medications have been tested on pregnant women, many have been used with such frequency that we feel comfortable recommending them to relieve symptoms. You can take the medication according to the package instructions. Always feel free to call us and speak to a nurse about concerns or questions.

Nausea:

  • Vitamin B-6 100mg twice a day
  • Unisom

Headache:

  • Small amounts of caffeine
  • Extra-Strength Tylenol

Constipation:

  • Mira-Lax powder
  • Dulcolax
  • Any stool softener
  • Warmed prune juice

Diarrhea:

  • Immodium AD

Heartburn:

  • Zantac 150mg twice a day
  • Tums (good for extra calcium too)

Hemorrhoids:

  • Preparation H suppositories
  • Tucks pads

Allergies:

  • Zyrtec
  • Claritin
  • Benadryl

Cough/Cold:

  • Tylenol Sinus
  • Robitussin (any)
  • Mucinex (any)
  • Delsym
  • Benadryl
  • Decongestants sparingly and only if your blood pressure has not been high in the office
  • Ocean Spray

Avoid products with aspirin unless otherwise instructed by your physician.

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