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1.Ampicillin broad spectrum antiinfective. prophylaxis during labor and cesarean section.
2.Ancef (Cefazolin) L&D, broad-spectrum cephalosporin, used in the treatment of infection during labor and prophylactic before cesarean birth.
3.Aquamephyton (Phytonadione) Newborn, Vitamin K shot prophylactic given to all newborns to prevent hemorrhage during first few days of life.
4.Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) PP, sedative, antiemetic, anti-anxiety. used in early labor to promote sleep and decrease anxiety.
5.Betamethasone Prenatal/Labor, corticosteroid, used to help mature fetal lungs in premature labor.
6.Brethine Terbutaline Sulphate) Prenatal, fight or flight reflex, sympathetic nervous system. stops contractions in preterm labor.
7.Calcium Gluconate mineral used to treat hypocalcemia during pregnancy.
8.Cervidil (Dinoprostone) / Prostaglandin Gel used to ripen cervix at term.softens cervix, stimulates contractions, less pitocin needed.
9.Cytotec (Misoprostol) prostoglandin used in cervical ripening and during inductions of labor.
10.Depo-Provera (Medroxyprogesterone Acetate) PP, contraceptive, birth control for 3 months, contains progesterone so shouldn't decrease breast milk.
11.Duragesic (Fentanyl) opioid analgesic. usually put in epidurals or spinals
12.Duramorph narcotic, preservative-free version of morphine. severe pain and those who cannot tolerate preservatives.
13.Epinephrine All, stimulates the sympathetic nervous system which mobilizes the body's resources under stress. Helps resuscitate newborn or mother in respiratory distress.
14.Folic Acid Pre-pregnancy/Prenatal, supplement used to decrease incidence of neural tube defects. Most important during three months before mom gets pregnant.
15.Hemabate (Carboprost Tromethamine) prostaglandin to reduce postpartum hemorrhaging by inducing contractions.
16.Hepatitis B Vaccine Newborn, given to all newborns in 3 separate injections.
17.Ibuprofen nonopiod analgesic, anti inflammatory, relief of mild to moderate pain, inflammation, and fever after delivery. Best pain reliever for afterpains.
18.Ilotycin (Erythromycin Ophthalmic and Tetracycline Ointment) Newborn, put into the eye of all newborns as prophylactic to treat gonorrhea and chlamydia.
20.Magnesium Sulphate anticonvulsant, used as tocolytic in treatment of preterm labor or preeclampsia.
21.Meruvax (Rubella Virus Vaccine Live) PP, live attenuated vaccine, a women shouldn't get pregnant after recieving this for 1-3 months.
22.Methergine (Methylergonovine Maleate) PP. an oxytocic. used for the prevention and control of pospartum hemorrhage.
23.Morphine (Morphine Sulphate; Astramorph; ) - L&D/PP, opioid narcotic analgesic used to relieve acute severe pain.
24.Narcan (Naloxone Hydrochloride) L&D/PP/Newborn, opiate antagonist, given to mother and baby if needed to reverse respiratory depression due to acute narcotic toxicity.
25.Naropin (ropivacaine hydrochloride) L&D, local anesthetic, used in epidurals and spinals to lose sensation and motor activity.
26.Niferex (Ferrous sulfate) PP. iron for iron deficiency anemia.
27.Nubain (Nalbuphine) opioid narcotic analgesic. moderate to severe labor pain.
28.Penicillin G) L&D, antimicrobial used in the treatment of GBS for prophylaxis during labor if mothers are at risk.
29.Percocet (Oxydocone/acetaminophen) Antenatal/PP. Acetaminophen and oxycodone. for moderate to severe pain after birth.
30.Pitocin (Oxytocin) L&D helps stimulation/induction of labor by helping uterus to start contracting.
31.Pitocin (Oxytocin) PP hormone, helps uterus contract to expel blood and prevent hemorrhage.
32.Prenatal Vitamins Prenatal/PP, reduces risk of spinal cord defects, and helps mother not get any nutritional deficiencies.
33.Procardia (Nifedipine) Prenatal/L&D/PP, antihypertensive, calcium channel blocker, smooth muscle relaxer helps inhibit contractions.
34.Proctofoam HC (Hydrocortisone Acetate and Promoxine Hydrochloride) anti-inflammatory corticosteroid to relieve pain and itching from hemorrhoids
35.Reglan (Metoclopramide) L & D/PP, antiemetic used to treat n/v and heartburn during L&D and postpartum.
36.Rhogam (Rho(D) Immune Globulin) immunoglobulin administered to Rh negative women when newborn could be rh postiive.
37.Senekot-S (Senna/Docusate Sodium) PP, laxative, to relieve constipation and drug-induced constipation.
38.Stadol (Butorphanol Tartrate) L&D, alalgesic, management of severe pain with labor.
39.Survanta (Beractant) Newborn, synthetic surfactant for preterm infants.
40.T dap (tetanus, diphtheria toxoids, & acellular pertussis) Tdap given to adults who completed childhood series of DTaP
41.Tronolane Cream (Pramoxine) PP. local anesthetic. topical cream used in peri area and anal area for pain/ itching/ hemorrhoids.
42.Tylenol with Codeine (Acetaminophen with Codeine) PP. Tylenol 3. for relief of mild to moderate pain.
43.Zofran (Ondansetron hydrocholride) Prenatal/L&D/PP, antiemetic for treatment of n/v related to morning sickness.
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