Pregnancy is time of thousands of questions hourly invaded future mother’s mind sometimes groundless, sometimes justified …
During pregnancy, however, sometimes occur and not so pleasant events – like the rest, the mother is faced with viruses, bacteria … Advice to limit contact with sick and stay in places with many people, when raging flu, for example, are not random. A pregnant woman is likely to suffer quite usual for all our complaints such as headaches, which otherwise would treat us with the usual analgesic. Only that in 9 months, even seemingly harmless analgesic may be wrong …
Here are nine of the most common questions about medications that concern pregnant …
1. Can I take aspirin?
If you complain of pain or weakness, which normally are used to take aspirin during pregnancy will need to quit this habit. A more appropriate remedy for such complaints is paracetamol.
Aspirin during pregnancy can be taken in the appointment of a specialist in reproductive medicine, in case there are indications for its use. Then we have closely monitored the status of the mother, since taking it is possible bleeding.
In general, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are not recommended during pregnancy.
2. Is it permissible to take a laxative?
It is permissible, but laxatives should also be taken.
Constipation is a common problem among pregnant women. In the case of a designated set of iron containing vitamins and minerals or preparation for anemia, constipation is almost mandatory. To prevent the problem, it is desirable to take advance measures to improve bowel. You must consume enough water, and products containing fiber. Do not ignore the movement. A cup of warm water or milk with honey in the morning can have a beneficial effect. It is generally advisable to take herbs because it is these types of acting laxative, excrete toxins which are harmful for the baby and the mother.
If the problem goes deeper, tracking pregnancy doctor can determine the appropriate harmless drug. However, it can be taken accidentally. Usually displayed mild laxative, as strong can disrupt the intestinal microflora and cause more serious problems.
3. What to take for a cold?
The best means of recovery of the cold old pregnant woman are tested recipes from our grandmothers’ time. It is recommended to rest as much as possible. Tolerable is intake of safe nasal drops. If sore throat is appropriate to gargle with salt-soda solution. You can drink warm but not hot tea. When you have headache you can take paracetamol. If the situation warrants it, the doctor may prescribe other medication safe for the fetus.
It should be devoid of any medications, herbs, nutritional supplements and even vitamins as they all can have unwanted side effect of pregnancy.