Reading the title of this article, more than one pregnant woman will raise her eyebrow, since it is known that during pregnancy the medications that the woman can take are very limited (you can almost count on the fingers of the hand). However, the woman's body during the nine months of gestation ch
Reading the title of this article, more than one pregnant woman will raise her eyebrow, since it is known that during pregnancy the medications that the woman can take are very limited (you can almost count on the fingers of the hand).
However, the woman's body during the nine months of gestation changes enormously, and the discomforts may not be few. And, always before taking any medication or remedy that you read in the article consult with your midwife or doctor, who will know your case in more depth.
Medications allowed for pregnant women
There are some medicines that we can, and sometimes we should take if we are pregnant:
- Folic Acid: To avoid malformations to the baby, it is taken before we get pregnant and continues to take until the end of pregnancy .
- Iron: Sultafo de Hierro, to avoid anemia and reinforce if you have very little in your system. It is taken since the doctor recommends it to us when seeing an analytical one.
- Iodine: it is necessary for the thyroid gland to work properly, which are responsible for regulating metabolism, mental and physical growth, and the development of nerve and muscle tissues. Pregnant women need a supplement and their gland will work 50% more during pregnancy.
- Calcium: Usually prescribed after the 5th month approximately if the doctor appreciates that we can come well and ideally take it until the end of pregnancy and even after.
- Vitamins: If you are low in weight or have a deficiency of some vitamin, they will give you some extra reinforcement
- Cariban: Medicine for nausea (you can take it all the pregnancy)
- Ranitidine: In case of acidity. After the 5th or 6th month you can hardly sleep with the baby's pressure and the gastric juices, there is usually reflux and you should sleep half-sitting.
- Paracetamol: In case of having any pain, fever or discomfort. In no case Aspirin
- Magnesium chelate: indicated for vomiting, contractions, constipation, cramps ...
There are other natural medicines that also fit in the first-aid kit of the pregnant woman, they are homeopathy products that can help to alleviate nausea, constipation or cramps.