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A 40-year-old male asked:

Does taking antibiotic like cefuroxime during first trimester of pregnancy may affect the development of the fetus?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paula Schaffer-Polakof
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
No: Cefuroxime is safe in pregancy.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No : That medication is a safe medication for use in pregnancy.

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