Safe Medications Chart

Pain Medication

Tylenol (acetaminophen)
Codeine (by prescription only)
DO NOT USE: Aspirin, Motrin , Advil , Aleve

Anthistamines

Zyrtec, Claritin , Benadryl , Dimetapp

Decongestants

Sudafed (pseudoephedrine), Robitussin CF, Tavist D, Ocean Mist nasal spray

Insomnia

Benadryl

Hemorrhoids

Preparation H

Diarrhea

Imodium (1 dose – notify office if persists)
BRAT Diet (banana, rice, applesauce, toast)

Lice Treatments

Rid
DO NOT USE: Kwell

Nausea

Try small frequent meals.
Ginger Ale, Vitamin B6, Sea Bands
Sweet fruit syrup from canned fruits, i.e. pears/peaches

Heartburn, Indigestion, Gas

Tums , Rolaids , Gas-X , Tagamet ,
Mylanta (safe to use for first 12 weeks), Zantac Acid
DO NOT USE: Pepto-Bismol

Cough/Colds

Robitussin (cough)

Yeast Infestions

Monistat

Toothache/Dentist

Orajel , Novacaine, Dental x-ray with lead shield.

Constipation

Colace, FiberCon, Citrucel, Metamucil,
Milk of Magnesia, Fiberall

Artifical Sweeteners Rid

Nutrisweet
DO NOT USE: Sweet and Low

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