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Medication Information

For a Cold or Stuffy Nose:

  • Chlor-trimeton
  • Cool air vaporizer at your bedside
  • Nasal Spray such as saline spray
  • Vicks Vapor Rub
  • Sudafed
  • Actifed
  • Claritin
  • Jasmine Tea
  • Zyrtec

For a Cough:

  • Robitussin DM
  • Cough drops
  • Cepacol/Sucret
  • Chloraseptic Throat Spray

For Constipation:

  • Colace
  • Dilose, Citrical, or Metamucil
  • Glycerine suppositories
  • Milk of Magnesia
  • Fibercon and Benefiber
  • Fresh fruits, prunes, bran and adequate water intake are helpful for prevention of constipation.

For Diarrhea:

  • Kaopectate: Use for only one day, as directed.
  • Immodium

For Headache or Minor Pains:

  • Tylenol: as directed

For Hemorrhoids:

  • Preparation H, Anusol and Tucks
  • Warm Sitz Baths

For Indigestion or Gas:

  • Mylanta, Maalox, Mylicon, Tums, Zantac, Pepcid, Tagament, Prilosec and Prevacid

For Nausea:

  • Sea bands-motion sickness bands
  • Vitamin B6
  • Prescriptions such as Zofran, Phenergan and Meclizine.

The following medications are not safe to take while you are pregnant: Aspirin, Advil, Motrin, Ibuprofen, Pepto-Bismol, Laxatives, mineral oils, douches, tetracycline and cipro.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THE SAFETY OF ANY MEDICATIONS, PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE.

REMEMBER, NO MEDICATIONS SHOULD BE TAKEN UNLESS NECESSARY.

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