My wife is 28 weeks pregnant. I am having doubts regarding medication which she is taking.
Our consultant prescribed the following three medicines from first week of her pregnancy.
We went for a regular checkup last week. At that time my wife's BP was 120/60 and weight 84 kg. Her weight is increasing randomly, around a week back she was 81 kg, and now she is 84 kg. Our consultant said this may be because of the sodium amount in diet.
After the report, our consultant now prescribed two more medicines which are:
Now my doubt is that whether the medicines given by the consultant are safe to use or not? Is there any chance for side effects to occur? I would like to know the exact use of each medicine.
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I have read and understood your problem. The increase in weight may be due to difference in clothing or other things, but if it is true increase then water is accumulating in her body.
Does she have swelling of feet? Under such a condition, salt intake is restricted. Her BP (blood pressure) is normal, so you need to check her Hb% (hemoglobin level), FBS (Fasting Blood Sugar), TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) and urine for proteinuria.
Use of medicines:
Another solution to find sudden weight gain is ultrasound of pregnancy, which can be done to see if there is excess amniotic fluid/liquor amnii inside uterus.
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