Aqua Maris during pregnancy

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Last reviewed: 10.08.2022

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One of the safest and most commonly prescribed remedies is Aqua Maris during pregnancy. Let's consider the main properties.

Can Aqua Maris be used during pregnancy?

Includes minerals, salts. They do not have the ability to penetrate the transplacental barrier. No chemical, especially synthetic agents are included in the composition of the drug. Has a local effect.

Indications Aqua Maris

It is advisable to use for the treatment of acute respiratory infections, acute respiratory viral infections, with tonsillitis, tracheitis, tracheobronchitis, rhinitis, sinusitis, sinusitis, during the epidemic season, for moisturizing mucous membranes, for allergic reactions, diseases of the nasopharynx, pharynx. It is most effective in diseases of bacterial origin. Aqua Maris normalizes microflora, water-salt balance.

Aqua Maris for nasal congestion, sore throat during pregnancy

Acts as a local means of immune defense of the body. Significantly reduced cough, inflammation, redness. It helps both with the usual perspiration of an unknown origin, and with various forms of tonsillitis. It is a real salvation in the treatment of angina (catarrhal, follicular, lacunar, fibrinous). In addition, the drug is often included in the treatment of various pathologies: bronchitis, pneumonia, pulmonary pathologies, tracheitis, abscesses, obstruction, seizures, asthmatic component, as it helps to eliminate bronchospasm.

Release form

The main form of release of the drug is a spray. Mostly considered a nasal remedy. The spray bottle is represented by a container containing a special nozzle. Their form is maximally adapted for those to whom the drug is intended. Also available in the form of drops for the nose, ear, in the form of a sachet for washing, ointment. It helps with colds, prevents dryness and cracks in the lips, takes care of the corners of the lips.

It is beneficial because it contains salt, immunoglobulin, which increases systemic immunity.

  • Aqua Maris classic

Aqua Marisom (classic) is considered to be a medicine, the pharmaceutical form of which is represented by a spray. The main purpose is to irrigate the throat and nasal cavity.

  • Spray

With the help of a special nozzle, the product is sprayed onto fine particles, salts. It is so safe that it has no contraindications, and is beneficial because it contains salt, immunoglobulin, which increases the body's defense mechanisms. This stimulates systemic immunity.

  • Drops

They have a vasodilating effect, eliminate hyperemia, nasal congestion, improve the general condition of the walls of the respiratory tract. It is recommended to instill 1-3 drops into the nose.

  • Aqua Maris strong

Contains a special sprayer that allows you to spray the throat, directing it directly to the site of inflammation. It is possible to carry out inhalations if there is a nebulizer at home. For inhalation using a nebulizer, you need to print the nebulizer. The medicine is poured directly into it, the device is collected, closed and the procedure is carried out. Inhalation is done through the mouth, exhalation through the nose, and vice versa (no more than 15 minutes).

  • Aqua Maris plus

It is used for sore throat, nasal congestion. It is aimed at increasing systemic immunity, improving the condition as a whole, general endurance, body resistance. This contributes to accelerated recovery, reducing the number of pathogenic microflora.

  • Aqua Maris with dexpanthenol

During pregnancy, it is recommended to use Aqua Maris with dexpanthenol, which is available under the name Aqua Maris Plus. The composition of this product comes off sea water, dexpanthenol and ordinary purified water. 100 ml of solution contains 75 ml of dexpanthenol. Produced in bottles with a capacity of 30 ml. The package contains a sprayer used to irrigate the oral cavity.

  • Aqua Maris norms

Presented as a spray (previously purified and enriched with minerals and trace elements sea water). Aqua Maris Harmless. Moreover, it stimulates the immune system. The drug is recommended for pregnant women to eliminate the symptoms of a cold, with tonsillitis, dental interventions.

  • Aqua Maris sense

Prevents an asthmatic attack, swelling, spasm. The active ingredient is ectoine (2%).

  • Aqua Maris ectoine

It is a medicine (spray). A distinctive feature is that the composition includes ectoine (at the rate of 2 grams per 100 ml of solution). Produced under the commercial name Aqua Maris Sens.


If we talk about the features of pharmacodynamics, it is worth noting that the main effect of the drug is due to the properties of sea water and iodine, which provide antiseptic and immunostimulating properties.


First of all, attention is drawn to such a property of pharmacokinetics as the ability to remove toxins, relieve swelling and inflammation, and prevent the development of infection. In addition, the fight against infection is due to the fact that immunity and the system of nonspecific resistance increase.

Dosing and administration

Doses are determined by the severity of the pathological process and are selected by the doctor. Sprays are the easiest to handle. One press is optimal for providing the desired therapeutic effect. Also a simple method of application is the use of nasal and ear drops. Ointments are applied externally on the lips, nose (a thin layer on the damaged areas - squeeze out the size of a pea, shade evenly).

  • 1 trimester of pregnancy

In the first trimester, you can use any form of Aqua Maris, as it is a natural and safe remedy. It effectively relieves sore throat. It is excluded from getting into the blood, since the drug has only a local effect.

  • 2nd trimester of pregnancy

In the second trimester of pregnancy, the use of any form of Aqua Maris is allowed, if there are no contraindications to this. It should also be borne in mind that in this case individual intolerance may be observed, therefore, if adverse reactions appear, the treatment regimen should be reviewed.

  • 3rd trimester of pregnancy

In the third trimester of pregnancy, the use of Aqua Maris is not always useful. It is resorted to in case of emergency, since in the third trimester the body's sensitivity usually increases, intolerance to many components, including ordinary salt, is often noted. Mucosal edema may occur. But this is often observed only with a tendency to allergization of the body. In any case, the decision on the appropriateness of treatment is made by the doctor.


The drug is contraindicated in case of an allergic reaction, individual intolerance and hypersensitivity to one of the components of the drug. Not recommended for children in the first year of life. Aqua Maris Oto is contraindicated in acute and chronic otitis media (during an exacerbation).

Side effects Aqua Maris

It practically does not have side effects, since the main active ingredients are natural ingredients. The mechanism of action is based on the use of sea salt. In exceptional cases, allergic-type reactions may occur. This is possible if a person has an individual intolerance to individual components.


Cases of overdose with Aqua Maris are not known, since this is a local drug that does not have a systemic effect on the body, and does not accumulate in it.

Interactions with other drugs

Cases of interaction with other drugs have not been registered. The drug does not enter into any reactions. But still, it is recommended to observe the interval between taking several drugs for at least 15 minutes.

Storage conditions

The drug should be stored in its original packaging at a temperature not exceeding room conditions (25 degrees). It is allowed to store in a refrigerator (on the door, on the bottom shelf). Spray in the refrigerator is not stored. You should also keep sprays away from any source of heat (open flame, heater, central heating battery).

Shelf life

The shelf life of the drug depends on whether the package is opened or not. If the drug has already been used, it can be stored for 45 days. The ointment can be used within 60 days after opening. Unpacked preparations are stored for 3 years, nasal drops - 2 years.


The closest analogue of Aqua Maris are drugs such as euphorbium compositum, delofen, marimer, cinnabsin, isofra, hyaluron, eucacept, otrivin, pinosol, physiomer, morenazal, evamenol, salin, aquamaster.

  • Aqualor

Aqualor is a spray for irrigation of the throat and oral cavity. Available in 50 ml bottles. Convenient to use. Does not cause side effects. The active ingredient is sea water and minerals, just like in Aqua Maris, so the drug can be considered an analogue. The choice as to which drug is more appropriate to prescribe is made by the attending physician, especially during pregnancy. Self-medication is highly discouraged.


If we analyze the reviews, it can be noted that most of them are positive. Negative reviews are single, and are observed when the drug is used incorrectly, or if the instructions and dosage are not followed. No side effects or negative reviews have been identified.

As for the rest of the reviews, they are all positive. People who have tried this drug note that Aqua Maris during pregnancy is a real salvation, because often during this period the use of any medicines is contraindicated, and such a need sometimes arises. The drug significantly alleviates the condition, relieves pain, inflammation, eliminates nasal congestion and swelling of the mucous membranes. Recovery is much faster.


To simplify the perception of information, this instruction for use of the drug "Aqua Maris during pregnancy" translated and presented in a special form on the basis of the official instructions for medical use of the drug. Before use read the annotation that came directly to medicines.

Description provided for informational purposes and is not a guide to self-healing. The need for this drug, the purpose of the treatment regimen, methods and dose of the drug is determined solely by the attending physician. Self-medication is dangerous for your health.

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