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Is amoxicillan considered safe during early pregnancy?

Is amoxicillan considered safe during early pregnancy?

Yes: Amoxicilli is safe during the pregnancy, but you should take it only if you have bacterial infection covered by this antibiotik. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Cloxacilin antibiotics safe in pregnant women?

Cloxacilin antibiotics safe in pregnant women?

Cloxacillin: Cloxacillin is fda pregnancy category b. There are no reports of problems but also no controlled studies w cloxacillin. Benefit should outweigh risk. Discuss with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Is ibuprofen and amoxil (amoxicillin) safe for a pregnant woman?

Is ibuprofen and amoxil (amoxicillin) safe for a pregnant woman?

Sometime: Usually Ibuprofen is not advised in the 3rd trimester. Amoxcil is felt to be ok. The best answe is to avoid medication if you can while pregnant. You should also avoid alcohol and smoking when pregnant. ...Read more

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Will noroxin (norfloxacin) antibiotics harm the fetus if taken during pregnancy?

Will noroxin (norfloxacin) antibiotics harm the fetus if taken during pregnancy?

Do not take: Noroxin (norfloxacin) is in a class of antibiotics called "quinolones" which are considered unsafe to take during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Im 21 weeks pregnant, is it safe to take augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 875mg?

Pregnancy Category B: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is pregnancy category b (http://www.Drugs.Com/augmentin.Html) & therefore is not considered harmful to fetus. However, you always need to tell prescribing physician that you're pregnant so that s/he can help you determine if medication/procedure risk is worth benefit (why do you need augment?), much less safe for you & fetus. ...Read more

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Is Cephalexin 500 MG CAP safe to take during pregnant? First trimester-4 weeks.

Is Cephalexin 500 MG CAP safe to take during pregnant? First trimester-4 weeks.

Yes: This is one of the safest antibiotics we use in pregnancy and is definitely safer than an untreated infection. The fact that you ask tells me what a good and caring mom you are going to be. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) safe during pregnancy?

Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) safe during pregnancy?

Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) can be used during pregnancy if prescribed by your doctor, otherwise i would not use it without presciption. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Robitussin (guaifenesin) multisymption CF during early pregnancy?

Is it safe to take Robitussin (guaifenesin) multisymption CF during early pregnancy?

Ask your OB doctor.: Every patient has her own unique medical situation. Most cold medicines have either phenylephrine or Pseudoephedrine for congestion relief. Either of these may have an adverse effect on your blood pressure. Elevated blood pressure is an all too common problem of pregnancy. Please ask your obstetrician about your specific needs. ...Read more

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Is taking amoxicillin in the first trimester (9 weeks gestational age) safe?

Is taking amoxicillin in the first trimester (9 weeks gestational age) safe?

Yes: It is a safe antibiotic for pregnant women. Studies have shown no known fetal harm based on animal testing 10x the human dose. ...Read more

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25weeks pregnant. pus cell &yeast positive in vagina.antibiotic cefuroxime(14)7days& fluconazole50mg 3ngts+neosten vt200 6ngts prescribed. is it safe?

25weeks pregnant. pus cell &yeast positive in vagina.antibiotic cefuroxime(14)7days& fluconazole50mg 3ngts+neosten vt200 6ngts prescribed. is it safe?

Yes, but it may be: ...overkill. Fluconazole & Neosten both treat yeast vaginitis, altho resistance can rarely occur. The antibiotic cefuroxine is NOT used to treat yeast infections. Antibiotics can kill of healthy vaginal bacteria and allow yeast to take over. Perhaps your doctor was treating something else as well. All of these meds are considered safe after the 1st trimester. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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Is Flagyl safe in pregnancy?

Is Flagyl safe in pregnancy?

Depends on trimester: Flagyl should not be used as single dose for bacterial vaginosis or during first trimester for treating trichomoniasis. Black box warning advises of its carcinogenicity in mice & rats; so caution is advised. Discuss with OB for alternatives. ...Read more

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Is Monistat safe during pregnancy?

Is Monistat safe during pregnancy?

Yes: Vaginal yeast infestions are common, and are even more common in pregnancy. Monistat is one of the over-the-counter anitfungals currently available and yes it is safe to use during pregnancy. Gyne-lotrimin and vagistat (tioconazole) are also available and are safe as well. If these don't work (you may not have yeast), or if the infection returns soon after treatment see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman take amoxicillin 1000g mg in there third trimester?

Can a pregnant woman take amoxicillin 1000g mg in there third trimester?

Most likely Yes: There is no evidence of second or third trimester risk with taking Amoxicillin which is a class b drug in pregnancy and safe like tylenol (acetaminophen). There might be of some risk-taking is in the first trimester. Obviously you want to take a medication that is indicated for infection so ask your ob/gyn as well. ...Read more

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What safe antitussive drug in pregnancy?

What safe antitussive drug in pregnancy?

Category C drugs: Both dextromethorphan & codine are anti-tussives that fall into category c. This is a pregnancy related scale listing meds form class a-x from very safe to dangerous/damaging. Category c includes meds that have no known negative effect on human fetal development from available studies but those studies are not extensive enough to move it to a safer category. Dm is in many otc products. ...Read more

Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more


Dr. Philip Miller
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Amoxil (Definition)

Amoxil is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more