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Can Nitrofurantoin Be Used For Tonsillitis If Pregnant
Not recommended: Nitrofurantoin is a good anitbiotic choice that is often used during pregnancy. But, most often it is drug of choice for bladder infections (uti), not tonsillitis. There are other antibiotics that are still safe in pregnancy but would be better at fighting a tonsillar infection. ...Read more
Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic which is marketed under the following brand names; niftran, furadantin, (nitrofurantoin) furabid, macrobid, macrodantin, nitrofur mac, nitro macro, nifty-sr, martifur-mr, uro-tablinen or nifuretten (in germany), martifur-100 (in india), urantoin, nifuran (in macedonia) and uvamin (in middle east). It is usually used in treating urinary tract infection. It is often ...Read more
Used for UTIs: Safe to use until mid-third trimester, not recommended when close to or at term (37 weeks gestation ; longer). ...Read more
I'm 39 weeks and 5 days pregnant and I took nitrofurantoin mono cap 100mg twice at once by accident. What will happen? When should I take the next one
At 39 wks 5 days: Please direct all questions to your doc, you should be fine, I would tell u to do the next one 12 hours later and also if you were my pt you would have already been delivered or would induce you at 40 weeks, the ideal time to deliver is 39-40 weeks, too many bad things can happen once u go past your due date and u have to get increased monitoring, your baby better off outside than in! ...Read more
Sinus Infection: A large series was just published which showed that treating sinus infections with antibiotics does not work. You can safely use Nitrofurantoin in pregnancy, if you are not allergic to it, but it will not help. Best is steam inhalation, using peppermint, oregano and lemon. Check out the natural cold season remedies on my website, under handouts, at coastalclinic. Com. ...Read more
Safe.: Nitrofurantoin, or "macrodantin" or "macrobid" is perfectly safe as a treatment for asymptomatic bacteriuria or urinary tract infections in pregnancy. It has a long record of use and is generally effective unless you have a resistant strain. Make sure you get a test of cure if you're pregnant. ...Read more
Can a UTI antabiotics affect implantation? Idk if I may be pregnant & I have a UTI I got nitrofurantoin generic for macrobid
Unlikely: Many things are possible in life, but it is unlikely for the typical antibiotics used for a urinary tract infection to have an affect on the natural course of conception, implantation, and starting of a pregnancy. Because many things are possible in life, the answer to the question, "Can this happen...", is often yes... which is why the real question should be, "How likely is it that.? " ...Read more
Also, I'm 37 weeks 2 days pregnant and prescribed nitrofurantoin. I've read not to take it at 38 weeks and above. Am I too close or is it safe to take?
Ask your OB MD: You need to ask your present treating OB MD this question, who will be able to give you the why and what for. ...Read more
Don't self medicate: Did the physician who prescribed the medication know that you are pregnant? Are you self medicating with antibiotics that were prescribed for a previous infection? Please clear any and all medications with your OBGyn before taking them. ...Read more
Will taking nitrofurantoin interfere with microgynon contraceptive pill - will it increase the chances of pregnancy? Thanks!
My wife has been prescribed nitrofurantoin 100mg twice daily for 1 week for UTI with ecoli. She is now 35 weeks pregnant. Is it safe to take this dru?
Nitrofurantoin use may be contraindicated in pregnant patients in whom labor is imminent. Nitrofurantoin is commonly used to treat urinary tract infections in pregnancy. Animal
studies have not demonstrated a problem with fetal exposure to this antibiotic. The fda lists this drug as probably safe for pregnant women. ...Read more
I'm 17 weeks pregnant with a UTI nitrofurantoin 100mg daily but when I wipe see brown discharge went tothe ER baby is fine very active is this normal?
ER visit: It sounds like you were seen by a doctor today and underwent testing in which everything turned out to be normal. ...Read more
Taking nitrofurantoin (7day treatment)for UTI.23wks pregnant, emergent cerclage. Don't want cerclage to infect by yeast after this drug. How to prevent?
I get UTI after intercourse. I have been prescribed Nitrofurantoin 100mg after sex. Is this safe while planning for pregnancy. Does it harm the sperm?
Here are some...: Nothing could be perfect, but it is still reasonable to use for your condition. For more detail, go to https://www. Drugs. Com/pregnancy/nitrofurantoin.html. Thereby, you gain insights on how to jointly decide if you wants to take it or not. To help understand life reality, go to articles in Basics for Self-Care in http://www. Formefirst. Com/Basics-SelfImprovement. Html. Best wish... ...Read more
Is it okay to take both metronidazole and nitrofurantoin for a uti during my second trimester in my pregnancy?
I was on birth control forgot to take the pill one day, day after that had unprotected sex and I'm taking antibiotic " Nitrofurantoin" so I was panicking and took the pill " take action " am I still in risk of getting pregnant?
Low Risk: If you miss one birth-control pill, the best thing to do is to take it as soon as you remember, then take the next one at the regular time. If you don't remember until your next pill is due, take two at once. If you do this, your risk of pregnancy is very low. What you did will also keep your risk low but you may have some spotting. Best wishes! ...Read more
I'm 39 week pregnant my c.s e spinal anaesthesia on Monday I started to suffer today from tonsillitis (follicular) should I postpone the operation?
Hello HealthTap! Good Day! What is the cure for tonsillitis for 3 days? I'm afraid to take medicine because I am 31 weeks pregnant...pls help. Thank you.
Tonsilitis: In adults, most cases of tonsillitis are viral, and therefore do not need to be treated. In this case, care measures such as salt water gargles, Tylenol (acetaminophen) (which is safe), lozenges and a humidifier may be helpful. In cases of bacterial tonisilitis, penicillin is the treatment of choice and is safe to use in pregnancy. ...Read more
As long as it: Is properly treated and your temperature doesn't get too high, it should not affect the baby. ...Read more
Will my medication for tonsillitis and gastristis effect my home pregnancy test? If it does effect what should I do to get accurate result?
Did you miss a: Period? You should do a home pregnancy test only if you have missed your period by 4-5 days. You did not mention the medication you are taking, but it is unlikely that that will affect the results of the pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the package carefully. ...Read more
I'm on the implant, but I have been taking amoxicillin for tonsillitis, as it is an antibiotic could I get pregnant during unprotected intercourse?
I am 11 weeks pregnant. Have had sore throat and tonsillitis > a week. On 5 day azithromycin, no regress of symptoms. Should I go back to the doctor?
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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