During pregnancy every woman should be as attentive and careful towards their health, because it depends for the rest of your pregnancy and the health of the future baby. Therefore, the appearance of high temperature is necessary to consult with your doctor and to be treated exclusively under the supervision of an experienced specialist, who will prescribe the most suitable medicine based on your individual situation and your health history.

Non-drug means

If the temperature rise caused uncomplicated colds, you can try to reduce it using non-pharmacological means. Recommended plenty of warm liquids, such as broth hips, strong tea with lemon and honey, cranberry or cranberry fruit drinks. You can spend rubbing a vinegar solution. For this procedure dilute 50 ml of vinegar 150 ml warm water. You can also try to lower the temperature by using cold compress or cabbage leaf on the forehead.


If the body temperature is higher 38оС and subsides within two days, you should take antipyretic drugs that are least harmful to the fetus.

"Paracetamol" - has antipyretic, analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect. This drug is very effective, fast-acting, inexpensive, and most importantly – can be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding. He is one of the safest analgesics, so as not revealed the negative impact of drugs on the fetus.

"Nurofen is also antipyretic and anti-inflammatory drug. The therapeutic effect of the medication occurs in 2-3 hours and is valid for 5-6 hours. This drug can be used in I and II trimesters of pregnancy if benefit from taking outweighs the risk for fetal development, but in the third trimester is strictly contraindicated to take Nurofen because it can cause uterine contractions, bleeding, and to induce premature labour.

"Panadol is an effective analgesic-antipyretic, containing paracetamol. It has excellent analgesic and antipyretic activity. It is not recommended to take this drug to women suffering from allergies as it may trigger allergic reactions. You also cannot take "Panadol" for complex diseases of the kidney or liver.

"Ibuprofen" is a safe analgesic drug with antipyretic and moderate anti-inflammatory activity, which can be with care taken in the I and II trimesters of pregnancy. In the third trimester, taking Ibuprofen is contraindicated, as it may cause low levels of amniotic fluid, as well as to delay or prolong labor.