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Doctor insights on: Ampicillin And Pregnancy

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Dr. Al Hegab
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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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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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Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) can take in pregnancy?

Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) can take in pregnancy?

Probably: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is classified as category b for safety in pregnancy. This indicates a good, safe profile. For peace of mind, you can check the definitions of these categories on the net for this and other drugs. Always checkwith your ob-gyn even with supplelemnts nad "natural products". ...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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Can doxycycline and tetracycline taken in first five weeks of pregnancy cause birth defects?

Can doxycycline and tetracycline taken in first five weeks of pregnancy cause birth defects?

MEDS IN PREGNANCY: Both Doxycycline and tetracycline fall in pregnancy safety category-d. It means: there is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the potential benefits from the use of the drug in pregnant women may be acceptable despite its potential ricks (e.g. If the drug is needed in life threatening situation or for a serious disease for which safer drugs can't be used or are ineffective). ...Read more

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Is mitronidazole safe during pregnancy?And what are antibiotics i can use during pregnancy

Is mitronidazole safe during pregnancy?And what are antibiotics i can use during pregnancy

Talk to your doctor: While Metronidazole is listed as a risk category b, it is not safe in the first trimester, because of possible association with congenital defects it may be acceptable in 2nd and 3rd trimesters if alternatives failed. These are questions that are too important to be asked in a online forum. You should always be discussing such things with the provider caring for your pregnancy only please. ...Read more

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I am in my first trimester of pregnancy and diagnosed with trichomonas. Is Flagyl safe?

I am in my first trimester of pregnancy and diagnosed with trichomonas. Is Flagyl safe?

Yes: Metronidazole is the drug if choice for treatment in pregnancy, even in the first trimester. Despite theoretical concern for teratogenicity, a meta-analysis showed no link to birth defects. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take both metronidazole and nitrofurantoin for a uti during my second trimester in my pregnancy?

Is it okay to take both metronidazole and nitrofurantoin for a uti during my second trimester in my pregnancy?

UTI: Either is safe during the second trimester of pregnancy but only Nitrofurantoin is needed for a urinary tract infection (UTI). Bacterial vaginosis is the most common condition for which Metronidazole is prescribed. ...Read more

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Is cephalexin and acyclovir safe while 33 weeks pregnant?

Is cephalexin and acyclovir safe while 33 weeks pregnant?

Entirely safe: Both these drugs are entirely safe for pregnant moms and fetuses, especially this late in pregnancy. In any case, assuming your doctor knows you are pregnant, she would not have prescribed them if she didn't believe they are safe and that their benefit outweighed any risks. Discuss with the doctor's office if you remain concerned about it. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy test kit not detect the pregnancy if taking antibiotics for cold and cough?

Can pregnancy test kit not detect the pregnancy if taking antibiotics for cold and cough?

No: Fertility drugs or other medications that contain HCG might interfere with home pregnancy test results. However, most medications, including antibiotics and birth control pills, don't affect the accuracy of home pregnancy tests. ...Read more

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Vaginal infection treatment in very early pregnancy safe?

Vaginal infection treatment in very early pregnancy safe?

Yes.: Vaginal infection should be treated as early as possible . Most of the treatment are topical. Therefore it is not systemic and not harmful to the fetus. Needs to be diagnosed correctly and then treated. So please sep your OB's advise. ...Read more

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Can prednisone and augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) affect heroin urine test with a false positive?

Can prednisone and augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) affect heroin urine test with a false positive?

No: Although screening tests be test positive for closely related compounds, screening tests are just that and are not valid until confirmed by specific tests such as gas chromatography or mass spectroscopy which are highly specific and have virtually no false positives. ...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

Dr. Andrew Berry
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Principen (Definition)

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


Dr. William Singer
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Omnipen (Definition)

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