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meds u can and cant take.

Posted by on Jun. 3, 2010 at 2:10 PM
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my midwife gave me this,i thought i'd share.since many of you have questions.



You should NOT take any ASPIRIN, IBUPROFEN OR NAPROXEN SODIUM unless specifically directed by your obstetrical practitioner or nursing staff. The following are examples (not a complete list):
Common brand names that contain aspirin are: Anacin, Aspergum, Bayer, Ecotrin, Empirin, Excedrin
Common brand names that contain ibuprofen are: Advil and Motrin
Common brand names that contain naproxen sodium are: Aleve, Nuprin, and Anaprox
Routine X-Rays should also be avoided during pregnancy.

The following medications ARE allowed anytime during pregnancy:
Antacids: Maalox, Mylanta, Tums
Antibiotics: Amoxicillin, Erythromycin, Penicillin, and Zithromax
Novacaine
Cough preparations: Robitussin DM, Triaminic
Cough drops
Acetaminophen (Tylenol) in accordance with the directions provided on the label

The following medications should generally only be taken AFTER 13 WEEKS gestation:
Cold/Allergy medication: Actifed, Benadryl, Chlortrimeton, Dimetapp, Sudafed, Tylenol Sinus, Tylenol Cold, and Afrin Nasal Spray
Allergy shots.
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Jayzwife
by on Jun. 8, 2010 at 10:20 PM
i posted this since a lot of you have ?'s.
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by on Jun. 8, 2010 at 10:22 PM
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Jayzwife
by on Jun. 8, 2010 at 10:56 PM
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by on Jun. 8, 2010 at 11:08 PM

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by on Jun. 9, 2010 at 3:26 PM
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