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Pregnant woman with cold medication
Time: 2013-07-07 22:13 Source: Internet
Regarding the issue of cold medication for pregnant women, it has always been a matter of confusion and difficulty for people to decide. Here we will talk about it again, hoping to be helpful.
Anti-cold medicines Most anti-cold medicines are compound preparations, containing a variety of ingredients. Commonly available are quick-acting cold capsules, cold flu, Kang Tai Ke, Baijia Hei, Kang Bi De, Ke Gan Kang, crack, etc. Most of these medicines contain groups Amines should not be taken during pregnancy, especially during the first 4 weeks of pregnancy. Because cold medicines are mainly symptomatic medicines, they do not cure the symptoms and are not safe for pregnant women. Therefore, it is recommended that pregnant women should not use anti-cold medicines after a cold.
Antiviral Drugs As with anti-cold drugs, antiviral drugs have adverse effects on the fetus and should not be used by pregnant women. If it must be used, it should be applied under the guidance of a doctor.
Antipyretic medicine A cold is accompanied by high fever, and it usually indicates that the condition is serious. You should go to the hospital in time. Indomethacin is an antipyretic drug for pregnant women, and aspirin should not be used after 32 weeks of pregnancy.
Antibiotics If pregnant women have no clear signs of bacterial infection after a cold, antibiotics may not be used. Because antibiotics can affect the fetus through the placenta, there is a 20% to 40% probability that it will harm the fetus. When necessary, choose a safe antibiotic under the guidance of a doctor.
Expectorants and cough medicines are generally safe, but cough medicines containing iodine preparations should not be used by pregnant women.