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First-aid kit for pregnant women: minimum required


Pain remedies
Most often, a pregnant woman resorts to an anesthetic if pain occurs in the head.

As an analgesic and antipyreticThe drug in the medicine cabinet of the future mother can put paracetamol. This drug can also be used for various pains of traumatic origin (bruises, fractures, etc.) after consulting a doctor. The antipyretic effect of the drug may be needed for various viral infections, in particular acute respiratory infections (when OP3 it is not recommended to lower the temperature if it does not exceed 38.5 ° C). Usually in the pharmacy you can buy tablets containing 0.5 g of active ingredient, a day can take no more than 4 tablets every 6 hours.

As an antispasmodic drug in the first aid kitYou need to put no-shpu. The need for taking antispasmodics occurs in the presence of pain associated with internal spasms and colic. In pregnancy, the reason for taking no-shpy is often a pain in the lower abdomen associated with increased muscle tone of the uterus when threatened with miscarriage or late delivery. The drug is released in tablets of 40 and 80 mg. They can be taken up to 4 times a day for 1-2 pieces.

They remove spasms and suppositories with papaverine (candles withPapaverine hydrochloride). They are used for 1 candle 2-3 times a day by insertion into the anus. It should be borne in mind that the side effect of this drug are constipation.

If you have a stuffy nose
If you have problems with the nose due to ARI or ARVI,Then future mothers can use drugs from sea water - such as aqua-maris, physiomer, aqualor. Drugs can be used without restrictions to eliminate nasal congestion and reduce liquid secretions from it.

Sea water, reduced to isotonicState, that is, its osmotic pressure (it is provided by a certain concentration of salts in solution) is equal to the osmotic pressure of the blood plasma. This solution restores the natural state of the nasal cavity and its mucous membranes. Drugs dilute accumulated in the sinuses of mucus, improve the resistance of the mucosa to the penetration of harmful bacteria and viruses, cleanse the nose of various kinds of contaminants and irritants. These drugs are released in the form of sprays, which are convenient to irrigate the nasal cavity. In this case, the tip through which the spraying takes place must be washed after each use.

Means for poisoning, indigestion, constipation and other problems with the digestive system
As tools that can be usedPoisoning caused by pathogens, future mothers can recommend enterosorbents - substances that have a large absorbent activity. Due to this, they can bind and remove harmful foods and substances from the digestive system. The medications themselves are not absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract into the blood. The most famous enterosorbent is activated charcoal, enterosgel, smecta also belongs to this group of drugs. In the first aid kit is enough to put one drug from this group.

A single dose of drugs is as follows: Activated charcoal (1-3 tablets) or 15 g (1 tablespoon). Enterosgel thoroughly stirred in a double (compared with the drug) the volume of water until a uniform mixture. Smecta - 1 packet of powder should be diluted in a small amount of water.

After a single dose of the drug in any case, it is strictly necessary to consult a doctor with the purpose of examining and resolving the issue of further treatment.

When food poisoning can also be usedDrugs that normalize the intestinal microflora (probibor, linex, etc.). The probiophore is prescribed at the end of the meal, mixed with a fermented milk product or with 30-50 ml of boiled water at room temperature. If necessary, the drug is taken, regardless of food intake, 2-3 packs 2 times a day. Lineks appoint 2 capsules after meals.

As a remedy for heartburn, expectant mothersSuitable Rennie. In the period of gestation the baby can be used to eliminate discomfort in the esophagus. This symptom arises from the fact that the pregnant uterus reduces the volume of the stomach, and its acidic contents can be thrown into the esophagus, causing an unpleasant burning sensation. 1 renney tablet contains 680 mg of calcium carbonate and 80 mg of magnesium carbonate. The drug can take 1-2 tablets if necessary every 2 hours. The maximum daily dose is no more than 16 tablets. The use of the drug in recommended doses from case to case can occur without any time restrictions.

Since one of the most common problemsExpectant mothers are constipation, then as a safe medication for fighting this trouble, candles with glycerin can be recommended. During the introduction into the gut, the preparation begins to irritate her mucous slightly, thereby forcing intensively to push the softened feces. Since candles are irritating, they can not be used if you suffer from hemorrhoids (varicose veins of the rectum) with exacerbation of the disease. Any laxative drugs, including suppositories with glycerol, are not recommended to be used constantly: at the same time it will be very difficult to restore an independent defecation, since the intestine will get used to being helped. In the presence of constipation, it is necessary to follow the appropriate recommendations for nutrition and motor activity.

Soothing drugs
During the gestation of the baby, the mood of the futureMom may change significantly, so it can come in handy soothing (sedative) remedies. For this you can use valerian - valerian extract in tablets can take 1-2 tablets 3 times a day or use the root and rhizome of valerian (sold in a pharmacy in dry form). 2.5 tbsp. Spoons of valerian brewed 200 ml of boiling water, insist for 45 minutes. You can take 1-2 tablespoons, if necessary, 30 minutes after eating 2-3 times a day.

Antiseptics
In any medicine cabinet, and during pregnancy, including,There must be antiseptics with a wide range of uses. They are used as a means of disinfecting wounds, inflammation of the mucous membranes, for example, the oral cavity with stomatitis, as well as with angina (for rinsing), etc. Antiseptics are also used for fungal lesions of the skin and mucous membranes. As an antiseptic, a solution of miramistine or a 0.05% solution of clohexidine can be used.

In your medicine cabinet there should always be also a sterile bandage, cotton wool, napkins, elastic bandage, bactericidal and usual plaster, thermometer, iodine and 1% hydrogen peroxide solution.

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