Pepper patch during pregnancy when coughing: how to use
Is it possible to use a pepper patch during pregnancy?
During pregnancy, even mild cold can cause a lot of problems, because the selection of drugs should be held responsibly, even when choosing a pepper patch. What this says about the instructions for use of pepper patch during pregnancy?
Despite the fact that it is used to treat different ailments, nevertheless care should be taken when using it, as there are some limitations and even contraindications.
Pepper patch: what is it?
This medical facility is considered to be relatively safe, even for use in pregnant. This is due to the presence of natural components in the structure of the plaster. This is an ordinary fabric, coated with a sticky base, with pepper extract.
The effect is provided due to the active substance, included in the essential oil of pepper. Due to the fact that the active substances do not penetrate into blood and are carried throughout the body, it can safely be used during pregnancy without worrying about the consequences.
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Indications for use
The tool is used in a number of different ailments, which includes:
- Low back pain.
- Disease back.
Some use it as a combat cellulite, however, expectant mothers do not use it that way. To get rid of pain in the back, on a certain area to stick the patch and by improving circulation pain should subside.
In addition, many people use capsicum plaster for coughs. For this, a pre-applied lotion or rubbing alcohol. On top of the patch is applied and not removed for 2 days. After this period, the skin surface must be treated with baby cream.
Contraindications to the use of
Serious contraindications that apply to the use of, relatively few, but avoid the side effects, recommended to listen to them:
- hypersensitivity to the active substance;
- in the presence of skin diseases, such as papilloma, etc.;
- cannot be used on injured or sensitive skin.
If you have varicose veins or thrombophlebitis, to use this tool only with the permission of the doctor. If the use of plaster is required, before use must undergo a sensitivity test to the components means.
To do this test by yourself at home. All that is required is to attach a small portion of plaster on the inner part of the hand near the wrist. You can on any other part of the body, not on the inner thighs, armpits and groin.
Colds in pregnancy can be cured by other means.
Precautions during pregnancy
Even the relative safety of this medicinal product must not mislead the mother. It must be used with great caution. This is due to its warming effect.
Pregnant contraindicated to attach it to the lower back. It can cause miscarriage. In that case, if other treatments and therapies have failed and there is only capsicum plaster is required to consult with the doctor.
There are instances when plaster is the only way out of the situation. For example, in order to avoid complications with any illness that may have a negative impact on the child (with increasing temperature), it is possible to use it as an alternative to more aggressive drugs.
Despite the fact that in some cases, the use of the drug exceeds its potential harm, it does not mean that you should not neglect professional advice.
Very often, expectant mothers prefer to folk treatments, which sometimes show high efficiency. In this case, you should know that some teas based on natural herbs, can threaten not only the health of the expectant mother but also the child.
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Instructions for use
For maximum efficiency in the use of this drug, it must be used exclusively according to the instructions. During the dry cough or the other diseases of viral or catarrhal nature, you need to apply a patch on the upper part of the chest. It is necessary to degrease the skin with alcohol or Cologne.
If after applying the patch to the skin, no discomfort, a bandage should be left on for 48 hours. If there is a burning sensation or other discomfort, immediately it is necessary to remove and treat the skin with vaseline.
Expectant mothers should be as careful when coughing and burning in the throat, it is better to use tools that can help with higher probability and less risk. All of these drugs are described in this article.
The patch is not a panacea, and with it recommended the use of other methods of treatment, such as: lemon, drink plenty of liquids, and required bed rest.
Now you know if you can use a pepper patch during pregnancy and if can correctly use all the tips. Strengthen your immune system, and when the first symptom or suspicion of disease immediately consult a specialist.