Health Care for Women NON-PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION USAGE THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF MEDICATIONS OFTEN QUESTIONED FOR USE DURING PREGNANCY. DRUGS ACCEPTABLE FOR USE DURING ANY TRIMESTER OF PREGNANCY INCLUDE: • Non Aspirin pain relievers (Tylenol, Acetaminophen) • Robitussin DM • Tums • Sudafed — Regular Strength • Afrin Nasal Spray — short term only • Throat lozenges • Colace • Metamucil • Kaopectate • Chloraseptic throat spray • Benadryl • Cortisone Creams • Unisom (for nausea) • Sea Bands • Emetrol THE FOLLOWING MEDICATIONS ARE APPROPRIATE FOR USE AFTER THE FIRST TRIMESTER: • Monistat • Femstat • Gynelotrimin • Vagistat THE FOLLOWING ARE UNACCEPTABLE PRACTICES DURING PREGNANCY: • Use of hot tubs or saunas • Taking Correctol, Pepto Bismol, or Aspirin products (Ibuprofen, Advil or Nuprin) • Smoking or chewing tobacco • Drinking Alcohol • Recreational drugs CHECK WITH YOUR PHYSICIAN BEFORE: • Flu shots • Hepatitis vaccine • Rhogam • Kenalog injection Form 15372 6/07 View Thread
Since you are 3 days late you should consider trying a UPT which is a urine pregnancy test with your first morning urine. If it comes back negative and you still haven't had your period retest in another week or two. If still no luck make an appt with your doctor for further testingView Thread
I am pretty sure that it is possible but you will need to keep watching the hcg levels and eventually if you do not have your period you should have your ultrasound sometime after 6 weeks. At 6 weeks 3 days is around the time your first see the heart beating. Not always but generally thats the starting point. This is what on of the OB/GYN's said to one of our patients when I worked with him last. I work with multiple doctors because I float between them so I pick up these things here and thre. Good luck and good preg vibes.View Thread
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