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A 28-year-old male asked:

Which is the safe n most effective antibiotic other than injectable ceftriaxone in the treatment of typhoid fever in 1st trimester pregnant lady?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Typhoid fever: That depends upon the sensitivity of the strain of Salmonella typhi present in your community. Ampicillin or amoxicillin might be good, as well as azithromycin, but this needs to be discussed with the doctor treating you and will depend upon the lab results.
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