Pregnancy - is a condition in which no pill can not be taken by a woman without a prescription, even if you just have a headache. It is particularly important to comply with the rule in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Many believe that the rule of ointments her concerns, is this true?
Ointments for colds
In the Internet actively advertised oxolinic ointment as absolutely harmless during pregnancy. Is it true? Oxoline - a chemical that inhibits the ability to live and kills viruses in the nasal mucosa. At the same time, approximately one fifth of the substance is absorbed into the bloodstream and has a general effect on the body. Who knows how oxalic ointment advertised as a drug purely local impact, effect on the body of pregnant women? After all, every woman is individual and may respond differently to a particular chemical. Nevertheless, oxalic ointment permitted for use during pregnancy.
What can we do to a pregnant woman if rampant around the flu or a common cold season? Will protect it from these diseases, first of all, a healthy lifestyle, good sleep, long walks in the fresh air (eg, in the park, where there are few people) and proper nutrition natural products (not fast food and it is advisable not frozen). If you need to visit for a public place, it is possible to lubricate the nose oxolinic ointment, but it is better to do it is not permanent.
When genital herpes in many articles on the Internet is recommended to use the ointment acyclovir
Acyclovir - as it is safe?
. However, acyclovir is not officially approved for use in pregnant women, apparently because it is an analog of a natural DNA components, so it can actively implemented in the metabolic processes of cells. However, it is believed that it is not dangerous to health, are not affected by the herpes virus cells, however, pregnant women, it is better not to risk it. As for the absorbability of the drug topically, part of it still enters the bloodstream and has a general effect on the body.
What to do if a relapse of herpes began during pregnancy? We need to see a doctor and he will appoint a tool that can be used during pregnancy, for example, gel or ointment viferon.
These formulations contain human recombinant (i.e., prepared by genetic engineering method from bacteria) interferon alpha-2, which has good antiviral effect and contributes to local immunity, it would be useful not only viral but also bacterial infections. The presence of gels and ointments viferon vitamin E enhances the therapeutic and preventive effects of these drugs. The gel and ointment viferon virtually absorbed into the blood, so are approved for use during pregnancy.
The gel has a longer duration of action, as the forms on the surface of the skin and mucous membranes of the protective film, which is better not to remove, and apply the following doses of the gel directly at her. The indications for the application of the gel are acute herpes infection in women of different localization. Treatment is best start immediately after the beginning of an exacerbation of the disease, wherein the gel is applied to the surface of the skin or mucous from three to seven times a day for ten days.
Ointment viferon also used for the treatment of herpetic lesions of the skin and mucous membranes, and also used the first days of the appearance of symptoms of the disease. She applied three or four times a day for a week with a thin layer on the lesions and rub gently, taking care not to damage the blisters of the rash.
Side effects viferona sometimes manifested in the form of allergic reactions, in which case it can not be used.
Ointments for thrush
Thrush - a disease which is caused by fungi genus Candida, and therefore it is treated with antifungal drugs. Recommended in some articles nistatinovaya ointment during pregnancy does not apply, as nystatin
Nystatin - help with candidiasis
Yet little is absorbed, into the blood stream and may have adverse effects on the fetus.
The doctor may then appoint an antifungal drug that is not absorbed when applied topically. It pimafutsin
Pimafucin - help in difficult times
Which is not absorbed even when administered - it kills fungi of the genus Candida only in the intestine. When thrush effective vaginal suppositories
Vaginal suppositories - for contraception and treatment of inflammation
pimafutsin, but you can use it in the form of a 2% cream (although it is believed that it is more suitable for the treatment of men than women), which is applied to the affected areas of the mucous membranes several times a day. The duration of treatment is individual - after the disappearance of the main symptoms of the disease it is used for a few days.
Ointments - these same drugs which are absorbed differently and may have an overall impact on the body. Therefore, pregnant women they can be used only on prescription.