Despite the fact that the preparation of the same number as that of papaverine - Nospanum is a safe drug and studied (this is confirmed by clinical studies), papaverine still continues to be applied in obstetrics. This is explained by the fact that many pregnant women find it difficult to take tablets shpy due to constant nausea. Requirement in this case, rectal suppositories with papaverine
Papaverine - for pain caused by spasms of smooth muscles
Why pregnant women antispasmodics
One of the major threats during pregnancy is the threat of interruption of spontaneous miscarriage
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or premature birth. Very often, abortion is directly related to uterine hypertonus - its smooth muscle spasm. To suppress the motor activity of muscles of the uterus during pregnancy in a woman's body produces the female sex hormone progesterone
Progesterone - norm and pathology
. He actively suppress such movements, but at the same time is suppressed, and the motor activity of smooth muscles of the gastrointestinal tract (heartburn appear, constipation), urinary tract (urine stagnation and the threat of the development of inflammatory processes in the kidneys) and bile ducts (bile stasis).
Sometimes all the action of progesterone is not enough, and women develop uterine hypertonus. Strengthening muscle spasm of the uterus can contribute to stress, which is constantly surrounded by pregnant women, regardless of external circumstances (the cause for concern in most cases born in the head of the woman).
Gipertonus dangerous by the fact that the muscle spasm of the uterus can compress long blood vessels that feed its wall, and it will sooner or later affect the state of the placenta, providing oxygen and nutrition of the child. Therefore, the long flowing hypertonia is always a threat of feto-placental insufficiency and retardation of fetal development. This is very dangerous because it can lead to irreversible damage on the part of the brain.
In such case the antispasmodics. Most often prescribe still Nospanum, obstetricians even recommend wearing these pills in her purse to the appearance of cramps immediately take them off. But as you know, many women are concerned the entire pregnancy severe nausea that comes from shpy may increase. Some pregnant women during an attack of nausea can not drink a sip of water, not like a pill. But enter a rectal suppository every woman can afford and that will bring her relief.
Is it harmful to use the no-silos during pregnancy?
All instructions to the drug indicated that during pregnancy it should be used with caution, since the effect of papaverine on the body of a pregnant woman and the fetus has been insufficiently studied.
However, papaverine in the form of rectal suppositories for a long time and has been used successfully in obstetric practice and does not have any negative effects. But applied papaverine should only be prescribed by a doctor with all the indications and contraindications - the drug is still not entirely safe and in overdose or incorrect use can have side effects.
How does papaverine during pregnancy
Action papaverine during pregnancy consists of suppressing the spasms of smooth muscles of the uterus (hyper) and improve circulation in the walls of the uterus and the placenta. This leads to an improvement in fetoplacental circulation and promotes normal growth and development of the fetus.
In addition, papaverine helps to suppress excitation processes in the brain, which also has a positive impact on women. Against the background of papaverine woman becomes calmer, better sleep, she reduced or are entirely fears, including the fear of childbirth. All this has a beneficial effect on the child's condition.
If papaverine used by a physician in therapeutic doses, its side effects would be minimized. The most unpleasant side effects, in this case may be strengthening constipation due to suppression of intestinal motility and heartburn because of too much relaxation of the circular locking muscle, located on the border between the esophagus and the stomach. But a side effect would any other antispasmodic, including Nospanum.
For the application of papaverine during pregnancy, there are absolute contraindications, if they do not comply, the side effects can be very powerful. So, papaverine should not be taken at the heart block, increased intraocular pressure, renal dysfunction, adrenal and thyroid glands
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And if you are hypersensitive to the components of the drug. With great care papaverine is prescribed for reducing kidney function, especially during pregnancy, when kidneys are working with double load.
Papaverine used during pregnancy, but only on prescription.