Is it possible to Stopangin during pregnancy?
The drug Stopangin is an antibacterial, antifungal agent for topical application in stomatology and otolaryngol practice. It is a transparent composition of light red color, having a specific smell. It is released in the form of a solution and a spray for irrigation of the oral cavity.
The composition of the drug includes essential oils of cloves, eucalyptus, peppermint, menthol. Hexetidine is the main active substance of the drug. An important property of this substance is that it does not have resistance to bacteria. This is very valuable, since the resistance of bacteria, even to strong antibiotics, completely eliminates all efforts and efforts of doctors in the fight against infectious diseases.
No less important effect of hexadiazine is the almost complete absence of absorption into the blood when applied to the membranes of the mouth and nasopharynx. But, unfortunately, hexaethidine is not the only component of the drug, and therefore its use for pregnant women has its own characteristics. Stopangin - a fairly strong antiseptic drug, so it is prohibited in the first trimester of pregnancy.
Instruction for use
The instruction informs about the impossibility of taking the drug in the first trimester. And it's all about the other active substance of Stopangin - methyl salicylate. It refers to anti-inflammatory drugs of non-steroid origin. And such drugs are categorically contraindicated in the first trimester, because I can cause fetal deformities, and in the last weeks of the term because of the possibility of overstretching the pregnancy. In itself methylsalicylate enhances the effectiveness of Stopangin. The presence of methyl salicylate makes it impossible to take medication by pregnant women at the beginning of the term and at the end of pregnancy.
You should not prescribe yourself a drug Stopangin. This should be decided only by a doctor, because angina is not as harmless a disease as it seems at first glance. It is often accompanied by complications, which can become articular rheumatism and kidney damage.
Sometimes experts are at risk, using strong medications to rid the woman and her future child from greater danger. Reasonable caution should accompany the taking of this medication. The doctor is obliged to explain to you the risks and benefits of Stopangin if he still decided to appoint him at tonsillitis.
Usually this spray is injected into the mouth 1-2 times and applied twice a day in between meals. If after the application of Stopangin there are side effects (fever, allergy), then the medication should be stopped.
Pregnant women should always remember the importance of preventive measures. After all, this is the safest and most reliable way to get rid of sores. Eliminate contacts with sick people, rinse your throat with the very first symptoms of pain, Eat fully - and then you will not be threatened by the disease. Well, if you get sick, you can immediately apply herbs for rinses. This is an excellent alternative to pharmacy drugs for the treatment of angina.
So, Stopangin is used to treat tonsillitis of pregnant women. But not in the first trimester and not in the last weeks of pregnancy. The doctor should prescribe the drug, explaining the dosage and possible side effects of its administration.