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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

Dr. Michael Gabor
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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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Are grandem and doxynate safe in pregnancy?

Are grandem and doxynate safe in pregnancy?

Not American meds?: Haven't heard of these medications being used in the U.S. If they are indeed being used in america, please ask the question again and spell the medications exactly as they are named on their labels. ...Read more

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Safe antibiotics in pregnency?

Safe antibiotics in pregnency?

Many depend on trim: We try to avoid them at first trimester, but penicillin families are safe. Macrodantin, (nitrofurantoin) Erythromycin are also safe. We avoid tetracyclin, cipromycin, sulfa at the end o the pregnancy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is zofran (ondansetron) safe in pregnancy for mother and embryo?

Is zofran (ondansetron) safe in pregnancy for mother and embryo?

2nd line drug: Most studies show Zofran (ondansetron) is likely safe for use but it is considered a 2nd line treatment choice reserved for those who fail other methods. Diclegis is a FDA approved drug now available for 1st line treatment ...Read more

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Otrivine safe for pregnant women in the first trimester?

Otrivine safe for pregnant women in the first trimester?

Should be avoided: Even though there are no studies to suggest it causes any birth defects or pregnancy complications but it is suggested that its use be avoided during first trimester. ...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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D-mannose safe in third trimester of pregnancy?

D-mannose safe in third trimester of pregnancy?

Drugs and prey: Depends on why you are taking it. In general no harm other than diuretic effects. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Is ketrax safe in pregnancy?

Why are you asking? : In the us ; canada, ketrax (levamisole) has two uses: deworming livestock ; as an adulterant for cocaine. It was removed from the us market in 2000 ; from the canadian market in 2003 due to toxicity to include agranulocytosis. It is not safe during pregnancy. ...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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Is Ampiclox safe in pregnancy?

Ampiclox: Ampiclox is Ampicillin + cloxacillin. Both of these are fda pregnancy category b. According to drugs.Com: there are no controlled data in human pregnancies; however, there are no literature reports of congenital abnormalities associated with it. Cloxacillin should only be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.”. ...Read more

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Is lisinopril safe in pregnancy?

Is lisinopril safe in pregnancy?

No: Use of Lisinopril is contraindicated during pregnancy. Animal and human data have revealed evidence of embryolethality and teratogenicity associated with angiotensin converting enzyme (ace) inhibitors. When pregnancy is detected, ace inhibitors should be discontinued as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take oregano-8 capsules during 2nd trimester of pregnancy? - in moderation.

Dubious benefit: There is little scientific evidence on the true benefit of oregano 8 or whether it is safe during pregnancy. It is always best to avoid taking anything unless it is essential during pregnancy. ...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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Is isoniazid, pyrazinamide, and rifampin safe in pregnancy?

Is isoniazid, pyrazinamide, and rifampin safe in pregnancy?

Some risk: Isoniazid/pyrazinamide/rifampin are usually used in combination to treat tuberculosis. While tuberculosis is uncommon in pregnancy, these drugs may be appropriate to use for a pregnant women with confirmed tuberculosis. Breast feeding should not be done while taking these medications. ...Read more

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Am in my first trimester of pregnancy and have tested positive for uti. Doc prescribed amoxyllin, is it safe?

Am in my first trimester of pregnancy and have tested positive for uti. Doc prescribed amoxyllin, is it safe?

Generally yes: Amoxicillin does not have toxic metabolic breakdown products which would harm the fetus. Some patients they develop antibodies to Amoxicillin but this would not cross the placenta it has low toxicity and is not a carcinogen or or causes birth defects. ...Read more

Azithromycin (Definition)

Azithromycin (zithromax, azithrocin, zmax, azin)[1] is an azalide, a subclass of macrolide antibiotics. Azithromycin is one of the world's best-selling antibiotics.[2][not in citation given (see discussion.)] it is derived from erythromycin, with a methyl-substituted nitrogen atom incorporated into the lactone ring, thus making ...Read more


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Safety (Definition)

Safety is a topic that includes recommendations for making the home and outdoor environments safe, especially for kids. This topic includes ideas on childproofing cabinets, keeping dangerous items locked up, ensuring balconies and stairs are safe, covering wiring and outlets, fencing off pools, staying away from cars, watching ...Read more