San Ramon OB/GYN

11030 Bollinger Canyon Road
Suite 250
San Ramon, CA 94582

 

 

925-736-0110

 

 

 

 

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Joanne Vogel MD, FACOG

Prenatal Medications


Listed are medications believed to be safe for relief of minor discomfort during pregnancy.  In general, it is best to avoid any medications during the first twelve (12) weeks of pregnancy.  If you are taking any new medications or have any medical complications, you should notify your doctor as soon as possible.  If you are a patient and have questions, please contact us during office hours. 
 

Please note, the purpose of this site is to provide general information regarding our services.  This information is not intended as a substitute for the direct medical advice of your physician.  Visiting this site does not create a physician-patient relationship.  For diagnosis and treatment, you must consult with a physician.

 

PAIN/FEVER MEDICATION
Tylenol (acetaminophen) for minor aches and pains, headaches.
 

DO NOT USE:
Aspirin
Motrin
Advil
Aleve

HEARTBURN, INDIGESTION, GAS
Tums
Rolaids
Gas-X
Mylanta
Tagamet
Zantac

DO NOT USE:
Pepto-Bismol (contains aspirin)

COUGH/COLDS
Robitussin (cough)
Robitussin DM (non productive cough)
 

DECONGESTANTS
Sudafed (pseudoephedrine) - Short period of time ONLY
Robitussin CF
Tavist D
Ocean Mist nasal spray (saline solution)

ANTIHISTAMINES
Zyrtec
Claritin
Benadryl
Dimetapp
 

NAUSEA
Small frequent meals
Ginger Ale
Vitamin B6
Sea Bands (form of acupressure on wrists)
Sweet fruit syrup from canned fruits, i.e. pears/peaches

INSOMNIA (unable to sleep)
Benadryl
Unisom

YEAST INFECTIONS
Monistat

Terazol

HEMORRHOIDS
Preparation H
Tucks Pads
 

TOOTHACHE
Orajel


May see dentist and have cavities filling using Novacaine

Dental x-rays to be taken with lead shield

DIARRHEA
Imodium (1 dose - if persists please notify office)

 

SWEETENERS
Nutrisweet


DO NOT USE:
Sweet and Low

LICE TREATMENTS
Rid (only)

DO NOT USE:
Kwell

CONSTIPATION

Colace
FiberCon
Citrucel
 

Metamucil
Milk of Magnesia
Fiberall

RECOMMENDED PRENATAL VITAMINS
Nature Made

Kirkland Brand

Target Brand