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Is penicillin safe to take while pregnant?

Is penicillin safe to take while pregnant?

Meds in pregnancy: You should ask you OB about any medication use in pregnancy. Depending on your trimester some meds ar okay and some are not. Usually penicilllin is considered safe. ...Read more

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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Hi im pregnant in my first trimester and have a uti i have penicillin 500mg and clindamycin 300mg can i take either one?

Hi im pregnant in my first trimester  and have a uti i have penicillin 500mg and clindamycin 300mg can i take either one?

See your doctor: You need to see a doctor for treatment whether pregnant or not. Choosing medication you have at home is not the right decision. It is also very important while pregnant to consult your doctor before taking any medication ...Read more

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I'm taking penicillin and Vestura, can I get pregnant?

I'm taking penicillin and Vestura, can I get pregnant?

Drug interactions.: This could put you at risk for pregnancy or break through bleeding. Can use backup protection. ...Read more

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What would doctors prescribe a pregnant patient who is allergic to penicillin?

What would doctors prescribe a pregnant patient who is allergic to penicillin?

Lots of choices: Depends on the type of infection, the location of the infection. There are lots of choices for patients with a pen allergy. ...Read more

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I just found out i'm 6 weeks pregnant. What should I be doing food & medicine wise? I'm 22, a fussy eater and allergic to penicillin. Thanks

I just found out i'm 6 weeks pregnant. What should I be doing food & medicine wise? I'm 22, a fussy eater and allergic to penicillin. Thanks

Change Nothing: Avoid penicillin during the pregnancy since you are allergic but there are absolutely no recommendations for food avoidance during pregnancy since the fetus is not sensitized or affected by what you eat. Only avoid foods you don't like or have been allergic to in the past. ...Read more

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In 3rd week of last months bc pills i took a weeks worth of penicillin, now it's second week of new pack and im spotting. Why? Ps, i'm not pregnant.

In 3rd week of last months bc pills i took a weeks worth of penicillin, now it's second week of new pack and im spotting. Why? Ps, i'm not pregnant.

Antibiotics : Antibiotics can decrease the effectiveness of oral contraceptives and cause the spotting. It is also possible to have spotting if you missed any pills or were not taking them at the same time every day. ...Read more

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I have group b strep i'm 33 weeks pregnant and allergic to penicillin? Any advice

I have group b strep i'm 33 weeks pregnant and allergic to penicillin? Any advice

Erythromycin .: Unlike central nervous system syphilis, there are other antibiotics for beta strep (i presume you meant a throat infection). After you have delivered your baby, you should contact an allergist to get you tested to penicillin since most people tend to lose their penicillin allergy after a few years. ...Read more

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