But, unfortunately, the head does not ask, To be ill or not to it or her, and to suffer or bear a pain often becomes simply intolerable. And the temperature as spitefully rises, because at work everyone goes with a flu.
And severe pain, and fever, and ARVI are undesirable and even to some extent dangerous for the growing and developing womb of the fetus. Therefore, it is not uncommon for the pain to be removed, the temperature to be brought down, and the flu to be treated. Usually, in such cases, doctors can appoint Nurofen, he is Ibuprofen.
Nurofen during pregnancy: instruction
Nurofen is an anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic agent. The most pronounced effect of the medicine comes three hours after taking. Adults are usually prescribed Nurofen in tablets - effervescent or coated. Effervescent tablets are dissolved in a glass of water before taking, and in the shell they are simply washed down with water.
Note that the initial dose of Nurofen for an adult is 200 mg 3-4 times a day.
But how about pregnancy? Is it possible for the future mother to bring down the temperature, to alleviate the pain and to fight the virus with the help of Nurofen?
Can Nurofen be Pregnant
The answer to this question is ambiguous. In principle, you can take Nurofen during pregnancy. It's another matter what it will lead to in the future. Admission Nurofen during pregnancy increases the risk of impaired development of the genital organs in boys. But for future girls, such treatment is highly undesirable. Therefore, in the annotation to the drug it is written, that treatment by Nurofen during childbearing is possible only if the intended benefit to the mother exceeds the risk to the fetus. And then this is relative to 1 and 2 trimesters of pregnancy. But in the third trimester, it can not be categorically accepted. This is primarily due to the fact that Nurofen can cause contractile activity of the uterus, that is, cause a threat of premature birth.
It is interesting that Ibuprofen is strictly prohibited for use in the first three months of pregnancy. But on the remaining terms should consult with a doctor. But Nurofen and Ibuprofen are one and the same. And is the threat of miscarriage dangerous only in the first and third trimesters?
Regarding NurofenPlus, there is nothing to understand here. The instructions are clearly marked, that during pregnancy it can not be taken, regardless of the period.
Eloquent fact is that when there is a need to take Nurofen to breastfeeding mother for breastfeeding for this period should be discarded. That is, it can not be born to newborns, of the unborn - think.
Just in case, we present to your attention a list of possible side effects from taking Nurofen:
- On the part of the digestive system: nausea, vomiting, heartburn, anorexia, discomfort in epigastrium, diarrhea , meteorism, erosive and ulcerative lesions of the digestive tract (in some cases complicated by perforation and bleeding), abdominal pain, irritation, dryness and pain in the oral mucosa, ulceration of the gums, aphthous stomatitis, pancreatitis, constipation, hepatitis.
- From the side of the central nervous system: there may be headache, dizziness, insomnia, agitation, drowsiness, depression, confusion, hallucinations, hearing loss, tinnitus; rarely - aseptic meningitis (more often in patients with autoimmune diseases).
- From the side of the organ of vision: reversible toxic optic neuritis, blurred vision, diplopia, dryness and irritation of the eyes, edema of the conjunctiva and eyelids (allergic genesis, scotoma).
- From the cardiovascular system: heart failure, increased blood pressure, tachycardia.
- On the part of the urinary system: nephrotic syndrome, acute renal failure, allergic nephritis, polyuria, cystitis.
- On the part of the hematopoiesis system: anemia (including hemolytic, aplastic), thrombocytopenia, thrombocytopenic purpura, agranulocytosis, and leukopenia.
- Allergic reactions: skin rash, itching, urticaria, Quincke's edema, anaphylactoid reactions, anaphylactic shock, fever, erythema multiforme exudative (including Stevens-Johnson syndrome), toxic epidermal necrolysis (Lyell's syndrome) , eosinophilia, allergic rhinitis.
- On the part of the respiratory system: bronchospasm, dyspnea.
- Other: increased sweating, bleeding, visual impairment.
The whole list!
However, pharmacists stipulate that side effects are possible only in the case of long-term use of the drug. But for a hypochondriac and this may be quite sufficient.
And if you are not hypochondriac, you have an excellent doctor and he assures you that in this situation one can drink Nurofen once, then keep in mind the contraindications and interaction of this drug with other drugs.
Of course, ideally, do not get sick or be treated with folk remedies. But even the latter can be unsafe in such a critical period.
Take care of yourself!