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Medication Use During Pregnancy

Dr. Taryll L Jenkins explains medication use during pregnancy in Katy, TX area

Knowing what you can and cannot take during pregnancy can seem confusing. We have developed this guide to help you. If you have any questions about symptoms or how to treat them, we are only a phone call away. Call 855 346 8610.

Acne
USE:

  • Salicylic Acid
  • Topical Erythromycin
  • Clindamycin
  • Benzoyl peroxide

AVOID:

  • Accutane
  • Tetracycline
  • Retin-A
  • Minocycline
Antibiotics
USE:

  • Penicillin
  • Keflex
  • E-mycins
  • Cephalosporins
  • Ceclor
  • Macrodantin/Macrobid
  • Zithromax

AVOID:

  • Tetracycline
  • Cipro
  • Levaquin
  • Minocycline
Allergies/Colds
USE:

  • Allegra, Claritin, Benadryl, Zyrtec
  • Dimetapp, Chlor-Trimeton
  • Vicks Vapor rub
  • Mucinex (guaifenesin)
  • Tylenol Cold and Sinus*
  • Pseudoephedrine, Sudafed 12-hour*
  • Sudafed*

*AVOID if blood pressure problems exist.

Constipation
USE:

  • Metamucil
  • Dulcolax Suppository
  • Miralax, Colace, Senokot
Cough
USE:

  • Cough drops
  • Robitussin DM
  • Phenergan with Codeine (prescription only)
Lice/Crab
USE:

  • RID
Gas
USE:

  • Gas-X
  • Phazyme
  • Mylicon
Headaches
USE:

  • Cool compress
  • Acetaminophen
  • Tylenol regular or extra strength

*AVOID Ibuprofen

Heartburn
Do not lie down for at least one hour after you eat.

  • Tums, up to 4 per day
  • Zantac, Rolaids, Prilosec, Prevacid
  • Pepcid Complete
  • Milk of Magnesia, Pepcid, Mylanta, Maalox, Aciphex

AVOID:

  • Pepto Bismol
  • Alka Seltzer
Hemorrhoids
USE:

  • Vaseline lotion applied with tissue
  • Tucks, Preparation H
  • OTC Hydrocortisone
  • Anusol/Anusol H.C. (prescription Analpram 2.5%)
Herpes
USE:

  • Valtrex
  • Famvir
  • Acyclovir
Leg Cramps
USE:

  • Magnesium
  • Potassium
  • Benadryl
Nasal Spray
USE:

  • Saline spray

AVOID:

  • Afrin
Nausea:
USE:

  • 25mg vitamin B6 up to 3 times per day
  • Vitamin B6 25mg at bedtime, Unisom 1/4 or 1/2 tab at bedtime
  • 250mg Ginger Root up to 4 times per day
  • Emetrol, Dramamine
  • Acupressure, Sea Bands
  • High complex carbs before bed
Pain
USE:

  • Tylenol

AVOID:

  • Ibuprofen, Advil, Aleve, Motrin, Aspirin
Rash
USE:

  • Hydrocortisone Cream 1%
  • Benadryl
Sleep Aids
USE:

  • Chamomile tea
  • Warm milk, add sugar or vanilla for flavor
  • Benadryl
  • Tylenol PM, Unisom
Throat
USE:

  • Gargle warm salty water
  • Throat lozenges
  • Cepastat, Cepacol
Tooth Pain
USE:

  • Oragel
Yeast Infection
USE:

  • Terazol-3
  • Monistat-3, Gyne-lotrimin

AVOID:

  • 1-day treatments
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Board Certified American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Katy, TX Dr. Falae, Board Certified American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Katy, TX Dr. Stephanie Roy, M.D.

We offer general care, gynecology, and obstetrics services that span all stages of a woman's life. Dr. Taryll L. Jenkins, MD received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University and Doctorate of Medicine from Meharry Medical College School of Medicine, TN. He completed his residency training at the University of Texas and Hermann Hospital, TX and is Board-certified from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, with years of research experience.

Dr. Adebola I. Falae, MD, FACOG received her undergraduate degree from Duke University in Durham, NC, and medical degree from University of Rochester Medical School, NY. She completed her residency training at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. Women’s healthcare is her primary concern.

Having graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelors of Science in Biological Chemistry in 2011, Dr. Stephanie Roy received her Doctor of Medicine Degree in 2015 from the University of Texas Medical Branch. Today she is a leading professional who works hard to provide you and your family with high quality services. In addition to spending time at the practice, Dr. Roy possesses extensive volunteer experience in the community. She was also a tutor at the Medical Careers Diversity Program in 2012 and since then has spent her free time volunteering for the St. Vincent’s Clinic.

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