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Drugs for OnG

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endemic484's version from 2016-07-12 23:30

Analgesia

DrugDosage
Panadol1g PO q4-6h (safe in pregnancy)
Buscopan20mg PO/IM/slow IV q6h (safe in pregnancy)
Buscopan Plus2 tabs PO q8h
Ibuprofen (Motrin)400mg PO q8-12h/PRN (NSAIDS: avoid in pregnancy)
Diclofenac75mg IM od/bd (NSAIDS: avoid in pregnancy)
Mefanamic Acid (Ponstan Forte)500mg PO q8h x 5/7 (NSAIDS: avoid in pregnancy)
Etorcoxib (Arcoxia)60mg PO od (NSAIDS: avoid in pregnancy)
Tramadol50-100mg IM q8h/PRN OR 50-100mg slow IV q8h/PRN (Opioid: Give with gravol, safe in pregnancy, avoid in renal/hepatic impairment)
Tramacet (Paracetamol + Tramadol)1-2 tabs PO q8h/PRN (Opioid: Give with gravol, safe in pregnancy, avoid in renal/hepatic impairment)
Panadeine (Paracetamol + Codeine)1-2 tabs PO q8h/PRN (Opioid: Give with gravol, safe in pregnancy, avoid in renal/hepatic impairment)
Pethidine50-100mg IM q8h/PRN (Opioid: Give with gravol, safe in pregnancy, avoid in renal/hepatic impairment)
Morphine5-10mg PO/IM q4h (Opioid: Give with gravol, safe in pregnancy, avoid in renal/hepatic impairment)
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Anti-Microbials

DrugDosage
Augmentin625mg po od x 1/52 OR 1.2mg IV q6-8h
Azithromycin500mg po od x 3/7
Erythromycin250mg po q6h
Doxycycline100mg po bd x 14/7
Flagyl (Metronidazole)400mg PO q12/8h OR 500mg IV q8h
Clafron (Cefotaxime)1g IV bd (3rd gen. cephalosporin)
Rocephin (Ceftriaxone)1g IV od (3rd gen. cephalosporin)
Zinnat (Cefuroxime)250-500mg po bd x 1/52 (2nd gen. cephalosporin)
Zinnacef (Cefuroxime)1.5mg IV/IM q8h (2nd gen. cephalosporin)
Klion-D (Metronidazole + Miconazole)1 tab pv nocté x 10/7 OR 2 tabs pv nocté x 5/7 (inx: bacterial vaginosis)
Candid V31 tab pv nocté x 3/7 (inx: vaginal candidiasis)
Candid V61 tab pv nocté x 6/7 (inx: vaginal candidiasis)
Clotrimoxazole 1% cream1 app full pv nocté x 7/7 (inx: vaginal candidiasis)
Clotrimoxazole 2% cream1 app full pv nocté x 3/7 (inx: vaginal candidiasis)
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Hormonal Tx

DrugDosage
Provera (Medroxyprogesterone Acetate)20mg po q8h x2/7 then 10mg po q8h x19/7
Primalut (Norethisterone)5mg po q8h
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Haematinics

DrugDosage
FeSO41 tab (200mg) po od
Folic acid1 tab (5mg) po od
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Antiemetic

DrugDosage
Gravol50mg po/pr/im/iv q8h
Maxolon (Metoclopramide)10mg iv q8h
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Antacids

DrugDosage
Zantac (Ranitidine)150 mg po bd OR 50mg im/iv q8h
Mag Trisil2 tabs po q8h
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Antihistamine

DrugDosage
Piriton4 mg po q8h OR 10 mg im/iv
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Steroid

DrugDosage
Hydrocortisone100mg im/iv q8h/PRN
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Anti-hypertensives

DrugDosage
Methyldopa250mg po q8h (starting dose)
Nifidepine20mg po od (starting dose)
Hydralizine0.5-10mg iv infusion (HTN crisis in pregnancy) OR 20-40mg im/iv STAT & repeat PRN (HTN crisis)
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Synthetic Prostaglandin

DrugDosage
Misoprostol600-800mcg pv STAT then 200-400mcg pv q6h
(exact dosing depends on Dx and POG)
(Sfx = Diarrhoea)
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