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By educating yourself on the different labor medications before you need them, you can be better prepared should your healthcare provider recommend one (or more) during labor and delivery. This list includes pain relievers, antibiotics, anesthetics, epidurals, and even drugs that are given postpartum. This article also briefly addresses contraceptives and taking other medications while breastfeeding.
- Pain relievers
- Local anesthetics
- Regional analgesia
- General anesthetics
- Induction or labor augmentation medications
- Postpartum medications
- Other random medications.