Guide
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papaverine has three forms: tablets, suppositories for rectal administration and a solution for injection.Papaverine in the form of tablets during pregnancy is not indicated, as it is believed that the release form of the drug has a more pronounced side effects.It should be noted that clinical safety studies of this drug during pregnancy have not been conducted.However, it is used to reduce the tone of the uterus in early pregnancy for a long time, and it allows medical specialists to conclude that the safety of this drug for the health of the unborn child.In any case, the u
se of papaverine is assigned only when the benefits of the treatment and the expected beneficial effect on pregnancy higher than the possible risks to the fetus.
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As a rule, during pregnancy using rectal suppositories papaverine.Recommended dosage instructions - one candle two or three times per day.Administration must be carried out at regular intervals, such as every four hours.Duration of treatment the doctor will determine individually, but in most cases the drug is used for as short as possible period of time sufficient to achieve the desired therapeutic effect.As soon as signs of increased uterine tone are, papaverine override.
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In some cases, a pregnant woman may be assigned to intravenous or intramuscular administration Papaverina.Typically Papaverine as injections used only in emergency cases where rapid therapeutic response is required: the intravenous, intramuscular or subcutaneous injection preparation cramps and pain caused by them are removed considerably faster than by oral or rectal administration.The dosage injectable solution for single administration can be from 10 to 20 mg.The interval between injections must be at least four hours.Intravenous papaverine injection should be carried out by qualified medical staff member and only in a hospital.Subcutaneously or intramuscularly injections Papaverina allowed to do at home, if the use of the drug by injection is recommended by your doctor.
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Note: side effects with the use of papaverine during pregnancy may be lowering blood pressure, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, constipation and excessive sweating.Typically, when a side effect of treatment is not stopped.But if the drug is accompanied by more severe symptoms such as severe weakness or dizziness, be sure to tell your doctor.However, papaverine during pregnancy often tolerated very well by helping to eliminate the pain and spasms without any negative impact.