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Is it safe to take Strepsils during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take Strepsils during pregnancy?

This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.

Is Strepsils good for pharyngitis?

If suffering from painful sore throat try Strepsils Extra Blackcurrant Lozenges containing Hexylresorcinol 2.4mg – an ingredient which is both antiseptic to fight throat infections but also has local anaesthetic properties to numb throat pain.

What are the symptoms of strep throat during pregnancy?

Symptoms of strep throat. It can be difficult to separate various aches and pains during your pregnancy, but symptoms of strep throat will be noticeably different. Symptoms of strep throat include: very painful throat. red, swollen tonsils. headache. white spots in the throat or tonsils.

Can a pregnant woman take antibiotics for strep throat?

Antibiotics are prescribed to treat strep throat. During pregnancy, medications need to be carefully monitored. That’s why medications are assigned a pregnancy risk factor classification. These ratings are intended to help you and your doctor make the best decision about medications during your pregnancy. Follow the guidelines below.

When to get Strepsils in the second trimester?

As practice shows, the Strepsils in the 2nd trimester of pregnancy can be prescribed by a doctor only in severe pain in the throat. As a rule, the period of 16-22 weeks. 3 trimestre is also not recommended to use candy. In the second trimester medication can be administered to the following scheme: one tablet two to three hours.

What to do if you have a sore throat during pregnancy?

Throat lozenges containing local anaesthetic and antibacterial agents may be used in pregnancy. Avoid excessive use as it may cause unwanted side effects such as diarrhoea. Gargling salt water or drinking lemon and honey products may also help to ease a sore throat.