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Doctor insights on: Cephalexin During Pregnancy

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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Am I pregnant I am 3 days til my minstrel is suppost to start but I am having early pregnancy sythems but could it be the meds I am taking cephalexin?

Am I pregnant I am 3 days til my minstrel is suppost to start but I am having early pregnancy sythems but could it be the meds I am taking cephalexin?

What symptoms ?: Cephalexin can cause some queasiness. The infection for which you are taking it could also cause some symptoms. However, if you have been having unprotected sex, pregnancy is also a possibility. To know for sure, if your period is late, do a pregnancy test and, if it is negative, repeat it in 3-5 days. Hope you feel better fast. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have frequent urge to urinate in 4th week of pregnancy?Always feel like my bladder is full.Completed one course of cephalexin too.

Is it possible to have frequent urge to urinate in 4th week of pregnancy?Always feel like my bladder is full.Completed one course of cephalexin too.

It is not uncommon: It is not uncommon to urinate frequently in the first trimester of pregnany.As long as there is no discomfort or pain, blood in urine there may be no problem.Apparently you have been treated for a UTI by your doctor.I will advise to follow up and have another urine culture done to make sure the infection has cleared. ...Read more

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28 weeks pregnant is apo cephalex safe to take during pregnancy, just nervous about it and wanted to double check?

28 weeks pregnant is apo cephalex safe to take during pregnancy, just nervous about it and wanted to double check?

Apo cephalex: This is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used regularly in pregnancy and is considered safe. Remember you are 28 weeks and the fetus is fully formed. A maternal infection is a risk to both mother and baby, if not treated properly. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use keflex/cephalexin antibiotics 500mg 3x a day to treat possible mouth infection due to a burn during pregnancy? Im 17 weeks pregnant

Is it safe to use keflex/cephalexin antibiotics 500mg 3x a day to treat possible mouth infection due to a burn during pregnancy? Im 17 weeks pregnant

Yes: Antibiotics of the cephalosporin class are generally considered safe during pregnancy if prescribed. However, most burns do not require antibiotic treatment and respond well to just keeping the area clean. A Dentist or doctor can prescribe an oral rinse if needed, but generally just brushing the teeth and rinsing with water twice a day is sufficient to allow healing of a hot food type mouth burn ...Read more

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Is nauzene safe during pregnancy?

Is nauzene safe during pregnancy?

Yes: It's basically just sugar and aspartame (nutrasweet). As long as you don't have phenyketonuria, you can take it. I am not a fan of aspartame anytime, and i think it's especially important to avoid as many artificial chemicals during pregnancy as possible, so i wouldn't recommend nauzene. There are other nausea treatments that i'd use first (try ginger tea). ...Read more

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Is prospan safe during pregnancy?

Is prospan safe during pregnancy?

Prospan is a dried: Ivy leaf extract in syrup form that is used to treat bronchial inflammation ; cough. It is pregnancy category c. Drugs.Com defines fda category c as “animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus ; there are no adequate ; well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.” don't recommend use. ...Read more

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Is brinjal during pregnancy safe?

Is brinjal during pregnancy safe?

Yes: By Brinjal, do you mean Eggplant? Only in the Indian cultures Brinjal is suggested to be avoided during pregnancy (Ayurveda) A normal eggplant has lots of vitamin A, dietary fiber iron. These are essential nutrients that are needed during pregnancy. It is believed that eggplants contain large amounts of phytohormones that may cause contractions so use your judgement. Moderation is key. ...Read more

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Keftabs (Definition)

Keftabs is a first generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more