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
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