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i am 12 weeks pregnant can i take flagyl

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Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Ask you OB: Your obstetrician can best answer your question. It is contrindicated in the first trimester and with breast feding

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
FDA pregnancy: Category b: use of (flagyl) Metronidazole for trichomoniasis is contraindicated during the first trimester; the manufacturer makes no further recommen ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Wait: Although this is considered safe in pregnancy as a general rule, there is a published caution against use in the first trimester.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Category B: No drug is ever completely safe in pregnancy. Therefore, one should always minimize the drugs taken in pregnancy. Flagyl is a pregnancy risk categor ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: I am assuming 'Elevit' is a brand name of prenatal pill. You should be on prenatal pills before you become pregnant for the folic acid benefits for th ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
No, no, no: It's a category x drug and may cause you to have abortion.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
3 months next week: Pregnancy is counted as 40 weeks, or nine months.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Benefit and Risk: You can take steroids after 12 weeks as long as it is absolutely necessary such as in uncontrolled Asthma.
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A female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not recommended: Although I cannot say definitively that the product will harm you or the baby, I would not recommend trying a new herbal preparation in pregnancy. Bes ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many good ones but..: There are many good prenatal vitamins. One of the most important ingredients is folic acid, proven to prevent neural tube defects, but I have become a ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
7 years experience Family Medicine
Prenatal vitamins: Hi, Thank you for your question. Take Prenatal vitamins with folic acid and iron. Contact me if you need any help getting these. Good luck with the ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Penicillin is fine in pregnancy.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Only with doc OK: Any medication you take during pregnancy should be cleared by your ob, especially soemthing like a "water pill" which could affect the fluid and chemi ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
26 years experience Family Medicine
Fingers crossed: Although there are some commercial home pregnancy tests that claim to work as soon as 6 days into your pregnancy, most take 10-11 days to be reliably ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Yes: If necessary, there are safe, effective medications in the ssri family (such as lexapro) that can be used in pregnancy. However, the risks and benefi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Ask ob doctor: The only medication really approved are prenatal vitamins but most doctors approve of tylenol (acetaminophen). You should discuss this with your OB do ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Keathley
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doctor: At 4 weeks, the best way to assess this situation is with serial measurements of blood HCG levels.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: if you are able to
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: That should be fine.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Around NYE: If you are 12 weeks and two days pregnant today, your due date is september 23. That puts your date of conception at december 31, 2012.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Separate but equal: The Supreme court of medical opinion suggests that the best declaration is "separate" your two pills by at least 4 hours for better absorption for "e ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe ok, but...: Truly homeopathic "medications" are made by repeated dilutions, so that the ingredient is not really in the medication anymore (just the "essence" of ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
11 years experience Family Medicine
I'm afraid not: Plan B is very effective if taken up to 72 hours after an unprotected encounter. It is likely to still have good effect up to 5 days after the encoun ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes!: Gravol is a class b risk drug during pregnancy, making it safe to use.
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