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A 27-year-old female asked:

I am 5 weeks pregnant and have been prescribed macrobid to treat a uti. firstly, is this safe for the foetus? secondly, i accidentally took 2 tablets instead of one. will this cause any issues for me/the baby?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Do not worry, it is a safe antibiotic during pregnancy and a double dose (200 mg), just one time, should not cause any problems for both.
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