Friday, April 8, 2011

Drugs in Pregnancy

Safe Drugs in Pregnancy and Safe drugs in Lactation

Antipyretic, fever medications safe in pregnancy
  • Paracetamol (acetaminophen) 1000mg QDS

Runny nose, itch, flu medication safe in pregnancy
  • Chlorpheniramine (piriton) 4mg QDS

Cough Medication safe in pregnancy
  • Dextromorphan (DMP) 15mg tds
  • Diphenhydramine 10mls tds
  • Bromhexine (Bisolvon) 8mg tds

Sore Throat medication safe in pregnancy
  • Lozenges

Anti vomiting medication safe in pregnancy
  • Pyridoxine 50mg OM (for hyperemesis gravidarum)
  • Metoclopramide (Maxolon) 10mg tds

Anti- Diarrhoea medication safe in pregnancy
  • Charcoal 1 tablet tds

Antibiotics safe in pregnancy
  • Amoxycillin 500mg tds
  • Erythromycin 500mg tds
  • Cephalexin 500mg tds
  • Augmentin (Amoxycillin-clavulanate acid) 625mg bd to tds

1 comment:

  1. ivf cost

    This is the most prevalent issue because of the excess weight in pregnancy .Avoid standing for a long time and wear comfortable shoes.