What about cortisone and desire to have children? | Cortisone in pregnancy – How dangerous is it?

What about cortisone and desire to have children? The use of cortisone for fertility treatment is controversially discussed. The glucocorticoid is said to have a slightly supportive effect on the implantation of the fertilised egg. The mechanism of action and the efficacy have not been clarified, despite several studies being conducted. A possible suppression of … Read more

Cortisone in pregnancy – How dangerous is it?

Introduction Cortisone is a glucocorticoid naturally occurring in the body and produced in the adrenal gland. It is secreted in greater quantities during stress and strain and leads to an increased supply of energy reserves as well as inhibition of the immune system and inflammatory reactions. The various synthetically produced glucocorticoid preparations (colloquially known as … Read more

Clexane® during pregnancy

Clexane® is the trade name of a drug with the active ingredient enoxaparin. This belongs to the group of low-molecular-weight heparins and is intended to inhibit blood coagulation by inhibiting the activity of a coagulation factor (factor Xa). Clexane® is used for the prophylaxis of thromboses, the treatment of thrombosis and pulmonary embolism and for … Read more

Cefuroxime during pregnancy

Introduction Cefuroxime is an antibiotic from the group of cephalosporins. Like all antibiotics, cephalosporins have a harmful effect on bacteria. Cefuroxime does this by preventing growing bacteria from building up their cell wall. This causes them to “burst” due to their internal pressure. Cefuroxime can either be injected into a vein or taken orally as … Read more

Ibuprofen in pregnancy

Introduction Ibuprofen is a painkiller freely available in pharmacies up to a single dose of 400mg. It works by inhibiting enzymes so that the production of “pain mediators” (prostaglandins) in the body is stopped and pain is relieved. Besides paracetamol, ibuprofen is one of the few painkillers that are not completely prohibited during pregnancy. Nevertheless, … Read more

Dosage | Ibuprofen in pregnancy

Dosage The dosage of the drug depends on the individual conditions on the one hand, but also on the complaints to be treated on the other hand. In principle, the dosage should be discussed with the doctor. Freely available in pharmacies are tablets with 200mg or 400mg each, prescription also with 600mg. If the painkiller … Read more

Paracetamol during pregnancy

Introduction Paracetamol is a painkiller and belongs to the group of non-opioid analgesics. It has an analgesic and antipyretic effect. The name paracetamol comes from paraacetylaminophenol. This is the chemical substance the drug is made of. Paracetamol is usually very well tolerated and is therefore used relatively frequently. In Germany it is available without prescription … Read more