How to take "No-shpu" during pregnancy
The main indications for the appointment of "No-shpy" during pregnancy are uterine hypertonus, headaches. As a rule, this drug is used only in the first trimester, in the second and third trimesters use other drugs. In the last periods, "No-shpu" may be prescribed for an unripe cervix before childbirth, as well as to relieve pain during labor. Clinical studies have shown that this drug does not adversely affect the fetus. However, there is information that supposedly there is a connection between taking “No-shpy” during pregnancy and the delayed development of the speech apparatus in a child, therefore, in Europe this drug is prohibited for use in pregnant women.
"No-shpu" should be taken with caution, in extreme cases, and only on prescription. Indications for use are the characteristic symptoms of hypertonicity of the uterus - nagging pain in the lower abdomen.The dosage "No-shpy" can be 40-80 mg up to three times a day. A good therapeutic effect gives a combination of the drug with valerian and papaverine. The exact amount of the drug and the duration of the reception should determine the doctor. When prescribing, the benefits of taking and the potential risk of the drug are assessed.
In preparation for childbirth, in order to accelerate the opening of the cervix, No-shpy injections are prescribed, the drug is administered intravenously or intramuscularly. The use of means in the form of injections allows to achieve a more rapid therapeutic action. Intravenous drugs are administered using a dropper in a dosage of not more than two ampoules per day with the addition of saline, the therapeutic effect occurs in two to four minutes. In the process of labor, No-shpu is administered intramuscularly in a dose of not more than 80 mg with an interval of at least two hours.
"No-shpa" can cause fever, palpitations, increased sweating, dizziness, low blood pressure, allergies. Intravenous use of the drug can provoke arrhythmia, respiratory depression, collapse. To prevent the development of such conditions in patients with low blood pressure during the procedure should be in the supine position."No-shpa" is contraindicated in severe hepatic, heart failure, hypersensitivity to the remedy. Tablets of the drug can not be taken with congenital intolerance to galactose, malabsorption syndrome, galactose-glucose, lack of lactase.