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Women’s Specialty Care,
Bay Colony

1804 FM 646 West, Suite N
(next to HEB)
League City, Texas
(281) 534-6414
 
UTMB Women's Health, Galveston
Women’s Specialty Care,
Galveston

University Hospital Clinics Bldg.
1005 Harborside Dr., 3rd Floor
Galveston, Texas 77555
(409) 772-9507
(Please park in UTMB Garage #2)
 
Women’s Specialty Care,
Nassau Bay

2060 Space Park Dr., Suite 308
(281) 333-2744
 
Pelvic Health and
Continence Center
2240 Gulf Freeway South
Suite 2.401.B
League City, TX 77573
832-505-1600
 
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Safe Medications in Pregnancy
THE UTMB WOMEN’S SPECIALTY CARE SAFE OVER THE COUNTER MEDICATION LIST
FOR PREGNANT WOMEN

 

SYMPTOM

 

HELPFUL HINTS

OVER THE COUNTER

MEDICATIONS

ACNE

 

Benzyl Peroxide

 

BACK PAIN

Pillows (knees, back, abdomen)

Support belt such as Mom-EZ

Tylenol

 

COLD/FLU/COUGH

Increase water intake.

It is very important to stay well hydrated.

Tylenol

Mucinex

Robitussin (Plain)

Triamnic Expectorant

Benadryl

Zyrtec

Claritin

Allegra

Cough Drops –

   Vitamin C

   Halls

   Honey

(No Zinc Lozenges)

Nasal Saline

Vick’s Vapor Rub

CONSTIPATION

Increase fluids (water and juice)

Milk of Magnesia

Metamucil

FiberCon

Fiber Choice

Citrucel

Benefiber

Dulcolax

Docusol

Colace

Correctol

DIARRHEA

Avoid milk or milk products.

Don’t eat 4-6 hours, then drink clear liquids (broth, apple juice)

 B.R.A.T.T. DIET (Bananas, Rice, Applesause, Toast, Tea )

Imodium

Kaopectate

 

GAS

Avoid spicy or fried foods

Gas X

Beano

Gasaid

Mylanta Gas

HEADACHE OR MIGRAINE

Rest in dark room.

Massage neck and shoulders.

Tylenol

Tylenol PM

Excedrin PM

Excedrin Tension

HEARTBURN OR INDIGESTION

Small, frequent meals.

Avoid spicy or fried foods.

Mylanta

Gaviscon

Zantac 75

Pepcid AC

Tums

Maalox

HEMORRHOIDS

Good fiber intake. Avoid constipation and excess straining during bowel movement.

Preparation H

Anusol

Tucks Ointment/Medicated Pads

Americaine

Nupercaine

NAUSEA

Small, frequent meals. Plain crackers before getting out of bed. Sprite, 7-Up, Ginger ale

Seabands (Bracelets)

Unisom

B6 50 mg

 

SINUS/ALLERGIES

Increase water intake.

This will help thin the drainage for quicker relief.

Claritin

Benadryl

Tylenol Sinus

Excedrin Sinus – (Aspirin Free)

Vick’s Vapor Rub

Nasal Saline

SLEEP AID

Warm (not hot) shower, warm decaffeinated tea.

Benadryl

Tylenol PM

 

SORE THROAT

Decaffeinated Hot Tea (Honey)

Tylenol Sore Throat

Chloraseptic Spray

Cepacol Spray

Cough Drops Listed Above

Disclaimer: This content is reviewed periodically and is subject to change as new health information becomes available. The information provided is intended to be informative and educational and is not a replacement for professional medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional. Last reviewed Nov. 7, 2011.

 

 

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