Fosfalyugel in pregnancy - only on prescription

March 31, 2013

 Aluminium phosphate gel in pregnancy
 Fosfalyugel not contraindicated in pregnancy because it is hardly absorbed into the blood and therefore provides little side effects. However, there are basic rules that must adhere to every pregnant woman. This rule states that any drug during pregnancy should be administered by your doctor.

 Fosfalyugel in pregnancy - only on prescription

The problems with the gastrointestinal tract during pregnancy

During pregnancy, hormonal changes a woman that immediately reflected in its general condition. Very often in pregnant women there are complaints from the gastrointestinal tract, for example, heartburn and constipation.

The reason for this phenomenon is the large number of levels of the female sex hormone progesterone Progesterone - norm and pathology  Progesterone - norm and pathology
   - It is also called the pregnancy hormone. The main task of progesterone - the prevention of miscarriage Miscarriage - why you lose the most precious thing?  Miscarriage - why you lose the most precious thing?
   - It inhibits the contraction of smooth muscle of the uterus. And since all the smooth muscles innervated by the autonomic nervous system, it is impossible to act in isolation at some organ. Progesterone also inhibits smooth muscle and other organs, including the gastrointestinal tract.

The suppression of muscle contraction leads to constipation (inhibited intestinal peristalsis), heartburn Heartburn - no cause for concern?  Heartburn - no cause for concern?
   (burning sensation behind the breastbone, in the area of ​​the esophagus) and acid regurgitation. Heartburn arises from the fact that the circular muscle (sphincter), which lies on the border of the esophagus and stomach and prevents reverse current normally acidic contents of the stomach, relaxes under the action of progesterone and does not perform its function fully.

This growing uterus also props up the stomach, further contributing to the reflux of gastric juice into the esophagus. When the amount of progesterone reduced (a few weeks before birth), heartburn disturbs less, and sometimes completely passes.

Obstetricians recommend that pregnant women take off heartburn through diet: eat often and in small portions, include in the diet foods that neutralize the hydrochloric acid (eg, milk). But it does not always work, so sometimes pregnant women are prescribed antacids - medicines that neutralize the acidity of gastric juice. For antacids, which are allowed to take during pregnancy refers Aluminium phosphate gel. This preparation is fairly safe, but it has Contraindications and side effects.

 Fosfalyugel in pregnancy - only on prescription

Properties Fosfalyugel useful for pregnant women

Fosfalyugel (aluminum phosphate) - is an antacid which hardly absorbed into the blood and therefore the therapeutic doses are used in the form of recommended treatments or disposable it usually does not give side effects.

A positive feature of this drug is that it acts quickly (the therapeutic effect begins after a few minutes after taking Fosfalyugel), but not snizhet acidity of gastric juice completely, leaving the acid level standards. The therapeutic effect lasts for several hours.

Furthermore, Aluminium phosphate gel has enveloping properties. It covers film mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract, protecting it from the harmful effects. It also protects the mucosal cells from damage and promotes their recovery.

Very useful for pregnant women is the adsorption effect Fosfalyugel Fosfalyugel - a cure for heartburn, belching and stomach pains  Fosfalyugel - a cure for heartburn, belching and stomach pains
 . It is deposited on its surface a large amount of harmful particles (infectious agents, toxins, allergens, etc.) and remove them from the body.

It would seem, why pregnant women should not take this medication continuously? It turns out that in the ointment is the fly in the ointment.

 Fosfalyugel in pregnancy - only on prescription

Properties Fosfalyugel that can be harmful to pregnant women

Prolonged uncontrolled reception Fosfalyugel that small part which is absorbed into the blood, can have a negative impact on the various organs and systems. Very often these are the consequences in reducing kidney function. As you know, the kidneys of a pregnant woman is a double burden (by her own body and the body of the fetus), so the risk of the overall impact Fosfalyugel increases.

With the penetration of the blood Fosfalyugel it reduces the amount of phosphorus and calcium, increases the amount of aluminum. All this could adversely affect the condition of the fetus. It is also possible negative impact of aluminum on the brain of the woman - aluminum is a violation of metabolic processes in its tissues.

Furthermore, Aluminium phosphate gel can enhance constipation are typical of the state of pregnancy, since it absorbs and removes fluid from the intestine. A large amount of aluminum in the intestine inhibits its peristalsis.

Fosfalyugel not contraindicated during pregnancy, but it can be taken only on prescription.

Galina Romanenko

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Furagin during pregnancy: the doctor will determine the feasibility of

October 3, 2011

 furagin during pregnancy
 Furagin - it is an antibacterial drug that is often used in the treatment of diseases of the kidneys and urinary tract in pregnant women. But officially instructions to furagin says that it is contraindicated in pregnancy, how so?

 Furagin during pregnancy: the doctor will determine the feasibility of

Why does a pregnant woman may develop urinary tract infection

The main cause of urinary tract infections during pregnancy - low immunity. This physiological protective reaction, which prevents rejection of foreign cells of the fetus from the mother. Another equally important reason is that the urinary system women are in the immediate vicinity of the gastrointestinal tract and the infection of the intestine through small blood vessels, or by ascending through the urethra can get first in the bladder Urinary bladder - structure and function  Urinary bladder - structure and function
 And then in the kidneys. And another reason - the growing uterus compresses the bladder and contributes to stagnation of urine in it, and in stagnant urine bacteria multiply intensely.

 Furagin during pregnancy: the doctor will determine the feasibility of

What furagin and whether it can be used during pregnancy

Furagin (INN - furazidin) - a group of anti-microbial nitrofurans. This group of drugs used in the treatment of diseases of the kidneys and urinary tract. But today they have largely replaced antibiotics furagin and is mainly used in the case if antibiotics are invalid. Apply furagin and as part of combination therapy.

Under the influence of furagin violated the metabolic processes in the cells of pathogens and the cells are destroyed. Furagin active against gram-positive and gram-negative flora, causing diseases of the urinary tract.

Furagin special feature is that, unlike antibiotics does not violate the immune system and even stimulates it slightly, which has a positive impact on the pregnant woman. But at the end of pregnancy, since the thirty-eighth week, it is not recommended to take, as increased immunity, this period may prevent the development of pregnancy.

Once inside furagin absorbed in the intestine into the blood stream, and then the lymph, lingering there (this prevents the spread of infection through the lymphatic pathways), a few hours gets into the urine and removed from the body.

Furagin may appoint only obstetrician or prenatal therapist. Assign it is not all in a row, but only after weighing all the "pros" and "cons", that is, its positive qualities and potential side effects, which could have a negative impact on this particular woman.

 Furagin during pregnancy: the doctor will determine the feasibility of

In some cases, pregnant women appointed furagin and contraindications for its reception

Pregnant women furagin appointed in the case if it is detected urinary tract infections (cystitis, acute or chronic pyelonephritis Pyelonephritis - kidney disease  Pyelonephritis - kidney disease
 , Urethritis) caused by susceptible bacteria furagin. The decision to appoint a pregnant woman furagin each time obstetrician-gynecologist taken individually. Tablets furagin recommended to drink plenty of water (if, of course, it is not contraindicated due to pregnancy).

Furagin not prescribed for severe kidney disease violation of their functions at the end of pregnancy, since the thirty-eighth week, and if you are hypersensitive to the drug.

 Furagin during pregnancy: the doctor will determine the feasibility of

Possible side effects furagin

When treating furaginom pregnant women may cause the following side effects of the drug:

  • the part of the digestive system - a violation of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms  Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms
  • of the liver and biliary tract - a short-term disruption of the entire system;
  • on the part of the brain and peripheral nerves - headache, dizziness Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet  Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet
 , Incoordination, neuritis;
  • Allergic reactions of immediate and delayed type.

Simultaneously with the reception furagin not take certain antibiotics (ristomycin) and sulfa drugs - it can lead to abuses on the part of hematopoiesis and reduced immunity. Do not use furagin with drugs that increase the acidity of urine (eg, vitamin C) - it will enhance the effect furagin with the possibility of an overdose.

Significant side effects furagin should be a signal to its cancellation. Some pregnant women find that during pregnancy can and should drink beer. Firstly, this is not the case - beer as any alcoholic beverage is contraindicated in pregnancy, and secondly, the beer can not be combined with reception furagin - this contributes to increased side effects of this drug.

To prevent toxic effect on peripheral nerves furagin need to simultaneously receive B vitamins

Contraindications Do furagin varying pregnant woman, a doctor decides.

Galina Romanenko

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