Specialists in Women's Health

Discover why four generations of women in Saginaw and the surrounding communities trust Valley with their care- and have recommended us to their family and friends since 1969.

At Valley OB-Gyn, we are a private, physician owned practice that has been caring for women in our community for more than forty five years.

We are dedicated to providing exceptional, personalized care to each of our patients. We truly enjoy getting to know our patients and firmly believe that strong, healthy women are the backbone to strong healthy families and communities. Throughout all ages and stages, Valley is here for our patients.

 

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PREGNANCY APPROVED MEDICATIONS LIST

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24-Hour Nurse Line (844)722-7164

 In general, try to avoid taking any medications in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. If, however, you do need to take something, please follow the medications listed below. If the condition continues, worsens or you have any questions, do not hesitate to call. A generic replacement may also prove effective and less costly.

 


CONDITION

ACCEPTABLE

DO NOT USE

 

Antihistamines

 

Zyrtec, Claritin, Benadryl & Dimetapp

 

Artificial Sweeteners

NutraSweet

Sweet & Low

Constipation

Colace, Fiber Con, Fiberal, Citrucel, Metamucil & Milk of Magnesia

 

Cough/Colds

Robitussin(cough),Robitussin DM(non productive cough)

 

Nasal Congestion

Robitussin CF, Tavist D, Sudafed (pseudoephedrine)

Do not take Sudafed if history of high blood pressure

Diarrhea

Imodium(one dose then call office if persists). BRAT Diet (Banana, Rice, Applesauce, Toast).

 

Heart Indigestion

Tums, Tagument, Rolaids, Zantac Acid, Gas-X, Pepsid & Mylanta (ok in first 12 wks).

Pepto-Bismol

Hemorrhoids

Anusol, Preparation H

 

Nausea

Small frequent meals, Ginger Ale, Vitamin B6 (caution amount & dosage)

 

Pain/Fever

Tylenol (acetaminophen), Codeine by prescription

Aspirin, Motrin (Ibuprophen), Advil & Aleve

Runny Nose

Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) Chlor-Trimeton (Chlopheniramine)

 

Sore Throat

Cepacol, Chloraseptic

 

Yeast Infection

Monistat 7

 


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