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Will taking antibiotic stop a woman from getting pregnant?

Will taking antibiotic stop a woman from getting pregnant?

No.: None of the antibiotics have much of an effect on fertility, although some are contraindicated in pregnancy. ...Read more

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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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While pregnant can you take the antibiotic azithromycin?

While pregnant can you take the antibiotic azithromycin?

According to ...: ... Drugs.Com: "azithromycin has been assigned to pregnancy category b by the fda. Animal studies failed to reveal evidence of fetotoxicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Azithromycin should only be given during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.". ...Read more

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Is it bad to take antibiotic pills for UTI while pregnant?

Some are safer: Some antibiotics are safer during pregnancy than are others. Ask your doctor which one is right for you, if you need one. ...Read more

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I am 30 week pregnant .i take antibiotic tablet .so my poo coming dark colour ..is it ok?

I am 30 week pregnant .i take antibiotic tablet .so my poo coming dark colour ..is it ok?

Depends: It depends on the specific antibiotic that you are taking. You can ask the prescribing physician or the pharmacist if that is a known side effect of that antibiotic. ...Read more

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I am planing for conceive this month .i take antibiotic azithral due to cold. by this i will pregnant this month or not ?

I am planing for conceive this month .i take antibiotic azithral due to cold. by this i will pregnant this month or not
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No help: Hi. A cold is a viral illness and Azithral is a BACTERIAL antibiotic...absolutely no help for a cold. But azithromycin will not impair fertility. For as to whether you conceive this month or not, I'm not a gambler, so will not speculate. But you're wasting money on antibiotics for a cold. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can I take the antibiotic cipro (ciprofloxacin) if I am in my first trimester of pregnancy?

Can I take the antibiotic cipro (ciprofloxacin) if I am in my first trimester of pregnancy?

Maybe: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a category c medicine in pregnancy. This means adverse fetal effects in animals but no controlled human studies or no human/animal studies done... So, we usually use proven antibiotics with better studies or track record. Bottom line - take them if it's the only possible med that will work (i doubt it) or discuss it again with your doc. It's always smart to double check your medications. ...Read more

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I just found out im pregnant. i took an antibiotic last week for a UTI. the bottle said not to take if you are prego. any feed back doc would be great?

I just found out im pregnant. i took an antibiotic last week for a UTI. the bottle said not to take if you are prego. any feed back doc would be great?

Revisit your doctor: It is difficult to know if this is serious without knowing which antibiotic it is. Follow up with your doctor to review the medication and possible effects and how to continue to manage your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more