Medications

Do NOT Take NSAIDS
(nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)
Motrin, Advil, Aleve
During pregnancy taking NSAIDS may cause birth defects.

Avoid Cold and Allergy Medications that contain Dextromethorphan (DM)

The following medications are acceptable for use during your pregnancy:
Benadryl
Chlor-Trimeton
Chloraseptic Spray
Citrucel
Claritin
Colace (Docusate Sodium)
Dramamine
Imodium
Kaopectate
Maalox
Metamucil
Mylanta
Pepcid
Prevacid
Robitussin
Sudafed
Tums
Tylenol
Tylenol Cold and Sinus
Tylenol PM
Unisom (for nausea and sleep)
Vicks Formula 44
Zantac
Zyrtec

If you have questions about other over-the-counter medications, please call and speak with our nurse.

Preferred Dental Medication List

Preferred:
Mepivacaine 2% with Levonordephrine 1:20,00 (Carbocaine)
Lidocaine 2% with Epinephrine 1:100,00 (Xylocaine)
Bupivacaine 0.5% with Epinephrine 1:200,00 (Marcaine)
Mepivacaine #5 without Epinephrine

Avoid:
Nitrous Oxide

Analgesic (pain medication)
Preferred:

Tylenol #3

Acceptable:
Lorcet Plus (Oxycodone)
Darvocet N100 (Propoxyphene)

Antibiotic
Preferred:
Penicillin
Amoxicillin
Cephalexin
Erythromycin

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Knoxville, TN 37916
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Knoxville, TN 37923
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