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Overdose antiseptic during pregnancy: symptoms, treatment

Is it possible to overdose antiseptic during pregnancy? What are the main indications for this drug, and when to take it not worth it? Such issues should to understand more.

Features of the drug

The Vitrum is a progestogen, in its composition contains an active substance called dydrogesterone. It has no side effects, it has no anabolic, androgenic, oestrogenic effect. This drug is used for replacement therapy. The disintegration of the active substances of the medication has no harmful effects on the functioning of the gastrointestinal tract and liver.

Its effectiveness occurs without additional dysfunction of the menstrual cycle without suppressing ovulation. From this it follows that during carrying a child harmful for the body missing. The effect of the drug begins after a few hours after eating. Release form tablets are round in shape. The color is white.

Taken orally, drinking plenty of fluids. Admission is regardless of eating. If one dose was missed, it is not allowed to take double the next time to replace the pass. If you receive several doses during the day, should be divided into equal intervals.

When assigned drug

In adolescence assigned medication for the treatment of dysfunctions of the menstrual cycle to eliminate the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, uterine bleeding, irregular menstrual cycle.

The main indications for use are:

  1. Dysfunction in the menstrual cycle.
  2. The development of endometriosis.
  3. Signs of dysmenorrhea.
  4. Problems with conceiving a child, the cause of which was the lack of lutein.
  5. If there is a lack of progesterone, which negatively affects the course of pregnancy, there is a threat of miscarriage or premature birth.
  6. The lack of progesterone and, as a consequence of habitual miscarriage of the fetus.
  7. The emergence of premenstrual syndrome.
  8. Uterine bleeding.
  9. Prevention of hyperplasia of the walls of the endometrium in menopause.

In menopause it is used to treat endometriosis, hormonal treatment failure, uterine bleeding. Is the primary means of therapy in the hormonal environment.

Side effects

The reproductive system: bleeding, pain in the mammary glands. Often appear the following side reactions:

  • severe headaches;
  • nausea;
  • dysfunction of the menstrual cycle (poor selection, heavy discharge, lack of menstruation or too long).

The average frequency reaction:

  • the appearance of depression;
  • dizziness;
  • nausea or vomiting;
  • dysfunction in the liver;
  • weakness or malaise;
  • rashes on the skin accompanied by itching;
  • the weight of the body.

The infrequent reactions appear symptoms such as anemia, hypersensitivity, angioedema. If you have side effects, therapy is stopped.

When the medication is not assigned

The main contraindications to the use of a medicinal product are:

  • contraindications to estrogen therapy in the complex treatment;
  • vaginal bleeding, the cause of which has not been established;
  • dysfunction in the liver;
  • the presence of tumor processes;
  • increased susceptibility to active substances of the drug.

Features of the application in pregnancy and lactation

The main is assigned to the period of carrying a child in case if there is increased risk to spontaneous abortion, premature birth, placental abruption.

Lactation there are no data about how do penetrates dydrogesterone in breast milk. The danger to the baby is unknown, so the drug is given with caution and the acceptance of it takes place under the strict medical supervision.

The individual nuances of receiving

Before you start treatment with a drug main you need to determine the exact cause of the bleeding. Sometimes the first time after the start of treatment may appear bloody or spotting. If such symptoms appear in the middle of therapy or end of therapy, it's the signal that need to be examined, because during this period the drug may not cause a discharge.

If necessary, a biopsy to exclude pathological processes in the reproductive system.

When the treatment should be discontinued

Termination of therapy is possible under the following situations:

  • the appearance of an intense headache, migraine, signs of circulatory disorders in the brain;
  • sudden changes in blood pressure;
  • the symptoms that indicate the presence of formations of blood clots in veins.

If the diagnosed the risk of miscarriage, but the drug is not suitable for the treatment, it is recommended to replace it with other drugs, which do not have the same substance.

Sometimes in the processtherapy there are disorders in the functioning of the liver, sometimes the clinical manifestations are intensely pronounced. Because the antiseptic with caution and under strict medical supervision is assigned to those patients who have a history of liver disease. In parallel, it is recommended to systematically control biochemical blood tests, if detected signs of severe violations of the liver, therapy should be discontinued.

If you are having breakthrough bleeding, it is recommended to increase the dosage of the drug, whereby such signs can be prevented or stopped.


Overdose antiseptic when pregnancy is possible only in the case if too high a dose. However, at the moment no recorded cases of overdose the main.

The drug is extremely toxic. But because of overdoses have been recorded, it is assumed that when overdose may experience symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, lethargy.

In case of overdose it does not require specific treatment. Events are symptomatic, gastric lavage. There is no specific antidote.

Keep the medication should be out of reach of children. All medicines should be administered only by a doctor, as there may appear side effects. And treatment under the supervision of a specialist will help to avoid the consequences. All measures of treatment appointed, given the condition of the patient, the individual characteristics of an organism and the stage of neglect of the disease.