Common drugs in delivery room

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    common drugs in DR please.. thanks
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    Pitocin,
    Lactated Ringers or Normal saline,
    Lidocaine,
    Methergine, (not necessarily in room, but know where it is for PPH)
    Hemabate, (same as above)
    Cytotec(misoprostil)-same as above two

    Baby Meds: Vitamin K, Narcan(if mom got narcs), and Hep B vaccine if your facility does that.
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    Although many of these medications are not stored in the delivery room, they are commonly (some much more so than others) used during labor at the facility I work at -
    I would add:

    Oxygen
    Erythromycin Eye Ointment (for baby)

    Terbutaline (tocolytic)
    Magnesium sulfate (toxemia & preterm labor)
    Nifedipine (tocolytic used in preterm labor)

    Fetanyl (opioid)
    Epidural medications (duramorph, -caines, others)
    Ephedrine (to treat hypotension associated with anaesthesia)
    Bicitra (for unplanned c-section)

    Multiple IV antibiotics

    I'm sure there are more but those are the ones I can think of right now.
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    D5LR, Insulin, Demerol, Morphine Sulfate, Phenergan, Zofran, Prostin Gel, Cervidil, Cytotec, Ditto on the lots of antibiotics (Penicillin, Ampicillin, Ancef, Gentamicin, Clindamicin) Postpartum = Lortab, Ibuprofen, Tylenol, Stool Softner, Tucks Pads, Lansinoh, Dermaplast
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