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.
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
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. 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 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 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
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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 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
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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.
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.