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Doctor insights on: Can You Take The Antibiotic Amoxicillin While Youre Pregnant

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I'm 28 weeks pregnant. Caught strep a. They prescribed 875mg amoxicillin. Is it safe or would another antibiotic be safer?

I'm 28 weeks pregnant. Caught strep a. They prescribed 875mg amoxicillin.  Is it safe or would another antibiotic be safer?

The safest: Penicillins (amoxicillin is one of them) are one of the safest antibiotics you can take in pregnancy. It's my first line antibiotic as well. Rest assured, you're in good hands. ...Read more

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Dr. Ravi Chand
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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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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'm on the implant, but I have been taking amoxicillin for tonsillitis, as it is an antibiotic could i get pregnant during unprotected intercourse?

Doubtful: If you get pregnant it is very unlikely to be due to the fact that you are taking amoxicillin. This should not interfere with birth control which is never perfect. ...Read more

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What is the interaction between birth control pills, the morning after pill, and the antibiotic amoxicillin? What's the possibility of pregnancy?

What is the interaction between birth control pills, the morning after pill, and the antibiotic amoxicillin? What's the possibility of pregnancy?

No interaction.: If you are on birth control pills, took the morning after pill and are taking Amoxicillin for an unrelated reason, you are extremely unlikely to be pregnant. Check a home urine pregnancy test the after a missed period and if negative repeat in a week - that's the only way to be sure. Take Folic Acid 1 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more

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What is the best antibiotic for dental abcess if I have no response with amoxicilline (resistance) .And i need something safe during pregnancy?

What is the best antibiotic for dental abcess if I have no response with amoxicilline (resistance) .And i need something safe during pregnancy?

Pregnancy treatment: I'm sure we would all love to help resolve your issue as simply and quickly as possible. However, this is a question best answered after the dentist who is actually treating you confers with your obstetrician and together with your approval decide on the best course of treatment as well as which antibiotic to use. No internet advice, sorry. Congrats! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take amoxicillin during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take amoxicillin during pregnancy?

Yes: That is safe in pregnancy. It is a category b medication, indicating that animal studies do not indicate any problems, and fetal harm is unlikely. That said, it has been used extensively in pregnancy without problems. ...Read more

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Can I take a probiotic while taking an antibiotic? the anti biotic is amoxicillin

Can I take a probiotic while taking an  antibiotic? the anti biotic is  amoxicillin

Not only can,should!: I advise all my patients to take probiotics while on antibiotics. I advise everyone take Sacchromyces Boulardii (sold as FloraStor) and one with multiple strains of acidophilus/bifidus. Look for ones with at least 20 billion bacteria. Advanced Naturals is a quality line and Culturelle is also a good product. This will reduce odds of diarrhea & vaginal yeast. Take at start of meal. Continue after. ...Read more

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How long does it take for antibiotics like clarithromycin and amoxicillin stay in your system for?

How long does it take for antibiotics like clarithromycin and amoxicillin stay in your system for?

Just a few days: Antibiotics typically need to be used for 7=14 days to allow your body defenses to overcome an infection. They will typically stay in your system for a few days after completing treatment. Always important to take the entire course of treatment prescribed to assure complete eradication of the infection and to prevent a resistant infection from developing. ...Read more

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I'm on femme tab 20/100 I have to take a course of amoxicillin ranbaxy fir 5 days will the pill still cover from pregnancy plz ?

I'm on femme tab 20/100 I have to take a course of amoxicillin ranbaxy fir 5 days will the pill still cover from pregnancy plz ?

Use alternate method: Antibiotics like amoxicillin can interfere with the efficacy of birth control pills. So while you are taking the amoxicillin you should use condoms (or abstinence) ...Read more

Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more


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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