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Biaxin While Pregnant
Planning a pregnancy. How long should you wait to get pregnant after being on clarithromycin? I took 2 biaxin XL pills 500 mg once daily for 10 days.
Clarithromycin: The elimination half-life of Clarithromycin was about 3 to 4 hours with 250 mg administered every 12 hours but increased to 5 to 7 hours with 500 mg administered every 8 to 12 hours. If you wait 5 half-lives (about 20-35 hours) all the drug should essentially be gone from your body. So if you wait 2 days you should be fine. ...Read more
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
Is biaxin (clarithromycin) 500mg safe in pregnancy? Have 3 days left but i'm four days late and 2 over-the-counter pregnancy tests came back positive...
I took biaxin (clarithromycin) Friday and Saturday and on Saturday I had sex, I had a reaction sunday from the anti biotic and wednesday im nauseous am I pregnant?
I took clarithromycin 500mg extended release tablets on day 3-7 of the inactive yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pills. For how long am i no longer protected against pregnancy?
2 weeks : Most likely you are fine. But to be safe becareful for 2 weeks. ...Read more
I'm 5-6 months pregnant, advised to take clarimac(clarithromycin)500 for 7 days and bronchophane syrup for throat infection. Is this safe in pregnancy?
Safe : These are safe choices if this is what your doctor recommended and prescribed. ...Read more
I am taking clarithromycin for strep throat. My period is now a week late. Should I be concerned about taking the medication if I could be pregnant?
Antibiotic on period: If you are worried about birth control failure on antibiotics, there is a potential interaction but it is still very effective. 1 week late you can check a pregnancy test now and in another week first morning urine. This medication shouldn't harm a pregnancy at this stage if you are pregnant. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I did clearblue 3+ pregnant today. My gyno pregnant test june 6 not preg. Took biaxin (clarithromycin) XL for throat and ear infect. & provera 10 daysdo i need to be worried?
Possibly: Biaxin (clarithromycin) is pregnancy category c, meaning it may not be safe. Biaxin increased the risk of heart defects and cleft palate, and decreased fetal growth, in pregnant animals. Although it has not been studied in pregnant humans, a healthcare provider may prescribe biaxin to pregnant women if the benefits outweigh the potential risks. Provera (medroxyprogesterone) should be ok. Good luck. ...Read more
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