Maternal Meds (OB)

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  1. Ferrous Sulfate



    (pg. 510)
    Drug Class: Iron Preparation

    • Indications:
    • -prevention & treatment of iron deficiency & anemias.
    • -dietary supplement for iron

    • Teaching Points:
    • -take drug on empty stomach with water. Take after meals if GI is severe; (avoid milk, eggs, coffee, tea)
  2. Povidone Iodine



    (pg. 1275)
    Topical Drug

    HIV may be inactivated in this solution. Apply as needed; treated areas may be bandaged. Causes less irritation than iodine & is less toxic.
  3. DepoProvera Injection


    733;1334
    • Drug Class:
    • Antineoplastic
    • Contraceptive
    • Hormone
    • Progestin
  4. Docusate Sodium


    1288
    Class: Laxative

    Indications: short term relief of constipation.

    Pregnancy category C: third trimester
  5. Ibuprofen


    (608)
    • Drug Class: Analgesic (nonopiod)
    • NSAID

    Pregnancy Category B & D
  6. Simethicone



    1067
    Drug Class: Antiflatulent

    Indications: Relief of symptoms of pressure, bloating, & fullness from excess gas in digestive tract.

    Interventions: give after each meal & at bedtime
  7. Methergine


    pg 773
    Drug Class: Oxytocic

    • Indications:
    • -routine management after delivery of the placenta.
    • -uterine stimulation during the second stage of labor following the delivery of the anterior shoulder, under strict medical supervision.

    Teaching Points: don't take longer than 1 week.
  8. Oxytocin


    pg 907
    Drug Classes: Hormone; Oxytocic

    • Indications:
    • Antepartum: to initiate or improve uterine contractions to achieve early vaginal delivery.
    • Postpartum: to produce uterine contractions during the third stage of labot & to control postpartum bleeding or hemorrhage.
    • Lactation Deficiency
  9. Hydrocotisone


    593; 1278
    • Drug Classes: Adrenocotical steroid
    • Corticosteroid (short acting)
    • Glucocoticoid
    • Hormone

    • Indications:
    • replacement therapy in adrenal cotical insufficiency
    • allergic states
  10. Tucks



    pg 593
    • Drug Classes: Adrenocortical Steroid
    • Corticosteroid (short acting)
    • Glucosteroid
    • Hormone
  11. Diphenhydramine

    pg 393
    • Drug Classes: Antihistamine
    • Anti-motion sickness drug
    • Antiparkinsonian
    • Cough Suppressant
    • Sedative Hypnotic
  12. Duramorph

    pg 814

    Injection (morphine)
    Drug Class: opiod agonist analgesic

    Indications: relief of moderate to severe pain
  13. Indocin Suppository


    pg 623
    Drug Class: NSAID

    • Indications:
    • Parenteral Use: closure of hemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosis in premature infants weighing 500-170 grams.
  14. Narcan

    Pg 831
    • Drug class: diagnostic agent
    • opiod antagonist
  15. Promethazine


    pg 990
    • Drug Classes: antiemetic
    • antihistamine
    • antimotion sickness drug
    • dopaminergic blocker
    • phenothiazine
    • sedative hypnotic
  16. Keflex

    pg 262
    • Drug Class: Antibiotic
    • Cephalosporin (first generation)
  17. Metronidazole

    pg 784
    • Drug Classes: Amebicide
    • Antibacterial
    • Antibiotic
    • Antiprotozoal

    Indications:

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