Amoxiclav pregnancy when treatment is necessary

August 28, 2011

 Amoxiclav during pregnancy
 All women are well aware that pregnancy any medication without a prescription should not be taken. Nevertheless, there are situations where treatment is vital in this case, the doctor selects agents which have minimal side effects.

 Amoxiclav pregnancy when treatment is necessary

Causes of low immunity in pregnant women

During pregnancy, a woman's immunity decreases. This is not a pathology, and physiological response, which allows the body to maintain a woman inside a foreign body - a developing child. However, immunosuppression fraught joining various kinds of infections. Pregnant women often caused or exacerbated by pre-existing diseases of upper respiratory tract, bronchopulmonary system, gynecological inflammation. But most often occur in pregnant inflammatory diseases of the kidney and urinary tract - this is due to the fact that under the influence of female hormones decreases motor activity of the muscles of the urinary tract, which contributes to stagnation of urine and multiply it microorganisms.

If signs of inflammation in pregnant women immediately raises the question of whether to treat it and what it was. To solve this question can only be a doctor. No wonder most of the instructions to the drug if the drug is approved for use in pregnant women, almost always there is a reservation that it should be used only if the expected benefit to the mother's body to exceed the possible harm to the body of the child.

 Amoxiclav pregnancy when treatment is necessary

The mechanism of action amoksiklava

Amoxiclav - a broad-spectrum antibiotic, which is composed of two drugs. The main active ingredient in amoxiclav amoxicillin - the antibiotic penicillin. But antibiotics penicillin insensitive to the number of bacteria that produce the enzyme, blocking its action. In order to, in turn, block the action of this enzyme in the amoksiklava includes clavulanic acid. Combination antibiotic amoksiklav significantly expands the spectrum of activity of amoxicillin.

Amoxiclav produced well-known and reliable Swiss pharmaceutical company "Sandoz", which held all the necessary laboratory and clinical studies of the drug, including pregnant women.

Numerous independent clinical studies in other countries have also confirmed the relative safety of amoxiclav in pregnancy.

However, to take it without a prescription to pregnant women is prohibited. After all, no matter how careful not study, they can not provide everything reaction from the body of a pregnant woman. Only obstetrician or prenatal therapist (who has special training in the treatment of pregnant women) who watch and know the features of a woman during her pregnancy can decide if she appoint amoksiklav or not.

 Amoxiclav pregnancy when treatment is necessary

Indications for amoksiklava

Of course, if a woman came to some inflammation of bacterial origin, it is necessary to treat, or complicated disease and can adversely affect the condition and the woman, and child. Amoxiclav in the treatment of infectious and inflammatory diseases in pregnant women is often the drug of choice. Adult release it in the form of tablets and powder for injection in vials.

Most often amoksiklav Amoxiclav - an effective tool against infections  Amoxiclav - an effective tool against infections
   We have to appoint pregnant women during pregnancy pyelonephritis. Without antibiotics in such cases almost never complete, since the kidneys - is the organ through which the body displays all the toxic products of metabolism Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things  Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things
 And a pregnant woman such substances should be displayed two times greater than that of non-pregnant. Therefore, the state of the kidneys during pregnancy is emphasized. Treatment Amoksiklava when pyelonephritis is appointed only after a urine culture to identify the causative agent and its sensitivity to antibiotics.

In addition, pregnant otolaryngologist amoksiklav appointed after the establishment of such diagnoses as acute sinusitis Acute sinusitis - occurs as the inflammatory process  Acute sinusitis - occurs as the inflammatory process
 , Sinusitis, otitis media. The therapist may prescribe it as bronchitis, pneumonia Pneumonia - Symptoms and Causes  Pneumonia - Symptoms and Causes
   or purulent tonsillitis.

There are pregnant women and inflammatory diseases of the soft tissues, such as mastitis or gidradenity, in these cases, after opening the festering sometimes prescribed amoksiklav.

Amoksiklav well tolerated, but may give side effects that are difficult tolerated by pregnant women - nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, headache.

In addition, it can cause a number of changes in the blood and allergic reactions. All those "for" and "against" the doctor must take into account in his appointment.

Amoxiclav - a reliable antibiotic that is not contraindicated during pregnancy, but only on prescription.

Galina Romanenko

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Amoxicillin during pregnancy - can be used, but with caution

September 26, 2012

 amoxicillin during pregnancy
 Amoxicillin - a drug from the group of semi-synthetic penicillins. During pregnancy, it can be used, but only for health reasons and on doctor's orders. Under laboratory animals any adverse effects on the fetus in this preparation was identified.

 Amoxicillin during pregnancy - can be used, but with caution

What a pregnant woman may need antibiotics

During pregnancy, a woman under the influence of hormones reduced immunity - a protective physiological reaction of the body, whose purpose - the prevention of miscarriage Miscarriage - why you lose the most precious thing?  Miscarriage - why you lose the most precious thing?
 . Reduced immunity does not allow the mother to remove the alien to him the fetus.

But the decline of immunity is fraught with development of infectious and inflammatory processes, which is very dangerous during pregnancy. The disease may start with common viral upper respiratory tract infection, joined by a bacterial infection, causing bronchitis and pneumonia.

In addition, often exacerbated by chronic infectious-inflammatory processes, which the woman was ill before pregnancy - chronic bronchitis, pyelonephritis, cystitis, tonsillitis and so on.

A special group of diseases are latent sexual infections, which can penetrate through the placenta to the fetus and cause him intrauterine infection. In addition, the child can get this infection during childbirth.

Today, the treatment of pregnant women is carried out strictly in accordance with the established procedures of drugs that do not adversely affect the fetus. It allowed for use during pregnancy is antibiotics amoxicillin and that does not cause damage to the fetus and has no toxic effect. Therefore, it is permitted to apply to pregnant women, but only if it is really necessary for health reasons. Apply it only on prescription.

 Amoxicillin during pregnancy - can be used, but with caution

Amoxicillin in the treatment of bronchopulmonary diseases in pregnant women

Any catarrhal disease in pregnant women may be complicated by bronchitis. In this case, the need for antibiotic treatment. The drug of choice is often quite effective and non-toxic amoxicillin. When inflammation of the lungs the drug will not work - will require antibiotics for parenteral (by injection) administration. And amoxicillin is only available in dosage forms for oral administration.

A woman can not take amoxicillin alone - only on prescription, if taking this drug and has no contra indications.

 Amoxicillin during pregnancy - can be used, but with caution

Amoxicillin in the treatment of diseases of the urogenital system in pregnant

Pyelonephritis (infection-inflammatory disease of the kidneys) in pregnant women occurs often enough, even if the woman before pregnancy never have hurt. If pyelonephritis was before pregnancy, the risk of explosion in this state increases. Often found and cystitis Cystitis: urgently take action  Cystitis: urgently take action
   - cystitis Inflammation of the bladder - inconvenient and unpleasant  Inflammation of the bladder - inconvenient and unpleasant
 . For the treatment of cystitis and pyelonephritis in pregnant women it is prescribed amoxicillin individually calculated doses.

Amoxicillin is used also in identifying the woman infectious and inflammatory processes in the genital area, including developed on the background of genital infections (eg, against latent chronic gonorrhea).

 Amoxicillin during pregnancy - can be used, but with caution

Amoxicillin in the treatment of diseases of the skin and soft tissues in pregnant

Immunosuppression during pregnancy can lead to the development of various purulent processes in the skin and subcutaneous tissue - boils, carbuncles, abscesses, abscesses. All these processes are treated surgically, but also require antibiotics.

In addition, for the condition of pregnancy characterized by the appearance of varicose veins Varicose veins - the operation is inevitable?  Varicose veins - the operation is inevitable?
 That alleges a violation of venous circulation, venous stasis and eating disorders tissues in the lower extremities. All this may lead to the formation of venous ulcers, and reduced immunity to infection to promote adherence. Amoxicillin then prevent the development of serious complications.

Amoxicillin and other infectious and inflammatory processes in pregnant women.

 Amoxicillin during pregnancy - can be used, but with caution

When amoxicillin should not be applied to pregnant women

In the appointment of amoxicillin for pregnant women physician should take into account the general contraindications for this medication. It should not be prescribed for allergic diseases (asthma, hay fever, atopic dermatitis), infectious mononucleosis, severe hepatic dysfunction, gastrointestinal disease associated with the use of antibiotics, increased bleeding, as well as women hypersensitivity to the drug.

Galina Romanenko

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