Prevent Preeclampsia, Is Aspilet Safe for Pregnant Women?


The problem of preeclampsia often haunts pregnant women, you know Mother. This condition is a disorder in pregnancy characterized by increased blood pressure and a lot of protein in the urine at gestational age of more than 20 weeks.

In addition, preeclampsia can harm the mother and fetus which can lead to premature birth (below 37 weeks). This early birth is a concern because it can cause health problems for the fetus, both in the short and long term.

Not a few who recommend aspirin to prevent preeclampsia. However, how safe is the use of this drug in pregnant women?

Aspilet for pregnant women

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Aspilet is a drug that belongs to the antiplatelet group. This type of drug works to thin the blood and prevent clots in the blood vessels. Aspilet can only be obtained on the recommendation of a doctor’s prescription.

Aspirin may be recommended for other uses, including to prevent preeclampsia. according to American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends that women at high risk of preeclampsia start taking aspirin.

Even so, you also have to be more careful in its use, especially in the first and second trimesters. Furthermore, according to the study, low doses start from 60 to 100 milligrams (mg). However, usually a dose of 81 mg is intended between 12-28 weeks of pregnancy and continues until you give birth.

Higher doses of aspirin can be unsafe during pregnancy, Mother. Quoted from the page Drugsaspirin is a type of drug risk category D pregnancy based on Food and Drug Administration (FDA)if taken in full in the third trimester.

So you should not use this drug unless your doctor recommends it. Aspilet is a type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which if the dose is not right, its effect can affect the cardiovascular system of the fetus.

Side effects of using aspirin in pregnant women

There are some side effects when using aspirin. Reported by various sources, including the following:

  • Stomach pain, heat or cramping, constipation, diarrhea, digestive problems
  • Poop too dark or too light
  • Urine looks dark or bloody, urine is reduced
  • Unconscious, easily drowsy, fainting, easily tired and weak
  • Chest pain, shortness of breath, shortness of breath, erratic heartbeat
  • Confused, thinking something bad will happen, nervous and anxious, always feeling panicky
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Easy to feel thirsty
  • Loss of appetite
  • Back pain, muscle cramps and tremors, convulsions
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Numb hands, feet or lips
  • Skin rash, swelling of certain body parts such as fingers, face and lower legs, unusual cuts and bruises

If you think you are experiencing other side effects, don’t hesitate to always ask your doctor or other health provider. Thus the discussion about aspirin for pregnant women, may be useful, Mother!



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