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After office hours, calls will be forwarded to answering service
   
928-2375 Thomas Hospital - emergency calls only


OB Medication List
Pregnant women should limit taking any medications (prescriptions or over-the-counter), but the following are generally safe during pregnancy.
 
PAIN (headache, backache) Tylenol, Extra Strength Tylenol (INCREASE WATER INTAKE)
UPPER RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS
(cold, cough. sinus)
Sudafed, Tylenol Sinus, Dimetapp, Chlor-Trimeton, Benadryl, Robitussin DM
SORE THROAT Chloraseptic spray, Cepastat lozenges, frequent warm salt-water gargles
NAUSEA & VOMITING Vitamin B6 (25mg 2X/day) +  Unisom (½ tablet 3X/day), Emetrol or call for prescription
HEARTBURN & INDIGESTION Tums, Rolaids, Maalox, Mylanta
DIARRHEA Kaopectate if less than 15 weeks, Imodium if more than 15 weeks
YEAST INFECTION Over-the-counter 7 day vaginal cream
CONSTIPATION Metamucil wafers, Citrucel, Perdiem Fiber,  Fibercon, Colace (stool softener), INCREASE WATER INTAKE, NO LAXATIVES
GAS Mylanta II, Maalox Plus, Gas-X, Phazyme (per package instructions)
HEMORRHOIDS Anusol-HC cream, Preparation-H, Tucks Pads
   
DO NOT take aspirin, anti-inflammatory medications, narcotics, cortisone/steroids or stimulants  UNLESS ORDERED BY YOUR DOCTOR

CALL OUR OFFICE IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:

  1. Severe or continuous nausea or vomiting
  2. Fever of greater than 101 degrees and chills
  3. Pain or burning on urination
  4. Cramping or abdominal pain
  5. Bleeding or spotting from vagina (Remember, spotting after a cervical exam may be normal
  6. Abnormal vaginal discharge - change in color or odor
  7. Sudden onset of swelling of hands, ankles, feet and/or face
  8. Severe continuous headache
  9. Dimness or blurred vision, flashes of light or dots before eyes
10. Decreased fetal movement (less than 5 movements in one hour while lying on left side)
11. Leakage or gush of liquid from vagina
12. Contractions

AFTER DELIVERY, PLEASE BRING US A PICTURE OF YOUR BABY FOR OUR BOARDS

 

 

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