How to take Dufaston during pregnancy and why?
Quite often, problems with pregnancy and itsthe course is associated with a shortage in the body of the female sex hormone progesterone. Today, there is a very effective drug that solves this problem. It is absolutely harmless for the mother and fetus, therefore it is widely used by obstetrician-gynecologists.
In addition, Dufaston during pregnancy can prevent even a spontaneous miscarriage. It is used not only for bearing a baby, but also for the treatment of many female diseases.
Dufaston is actively used in planningconception, especially with a habitual miscarriage, infertility and ectopic pregnancy. With the successful birth of life, drinking it can not be stopped, as it can provoke spontaneous abortion.
Duphaston during pregnancy is recommended whenthe threat of miscarriage, which is accompanied by bloody discharge and abdominal pain. This is due to the increased tone of the uterus. Indications for the appointment of Dufaston is also an undeveloped pregnancy in history. Because it eliminates many of the risk factors.
How to take Dufaston during pregnancy,the doctor decides, although there are general recommendations. Nevertheless, each woman is individual, so the treatment regimen and dose should be selected according to the specific situation and the body's response to the drug. After 20 weeks of taking it is undesirable.
However, Dyufaston can not be abolished sharply, it is necessaryreduce the dose gradually. Sometimes treatment with this drug is completed after 4 months, because by this time the placenta is formed, which produces the necessary amount of progesterone.
When planning pregnancy, the drug is taken1 t. 2 times a day from 11 to 25 days of the cycle. When the fact of pregnancy is established, it is transferred to its continuous intake up to 20 weeks in the same doses. However, this should be reported to the doctor for possible adjustment of the treatment regimen.
Dufaston has an effect on the epithelium of the vagina,so the effective dosage can be matched by the results of cytology. In addition, it does not change body temperature, hence pregnancy can be established by regular measurement in the rectum.
If there are such symptoms of threatening abortion,as bloody discharge and abdominal pain, Dufaston in pregnancy is taken as follows: immediately 40 mg of the drug, and then every 8 hours for 1 ton. If the symptoms do not pass, the dose is increased by 1 ton with each subsequent admission until they disappear . Then within a week take the drug in an effective amount. Then it starts to decrease, but when symptoms appear, they return to the previous dose.
Dyufaston also has contraindications:
- intolerance of components;
- kidney failure;
- diseases of the cardiovascular system.
Side effects when taking the drug are extremely rare. Often there are uterine bleedings, which are eliminated by increasing the dose. However, the following may be extremely rare:
- peripheral edema;
- hemolytic anemia;
- problems with the liver.
Duphaston is sold in a package with 20 tablets of 10 mg. In pharmacies in Moscow, it costs an average of 550 rubles.
In addition, Dufaston in pregnancyis recommended for chronic endometrium. Since this disease increased immunological activity, and this can lead to rejection of the fetus. The drug promotes the formation of a blocking factor that normalizes it, and the probability of a miscarriage disappears.
Thus, Dufaston during pregnancy is not dangerous, helps to achieve it and keep it. There are standard regimens for taking this medication, but they should be checked by a doctor.