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What are the side effects of taking sulfa-based drugs like bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds during pregnancy?
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
Please advice to what category does bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) forte belong to and whether is it a risk for a pregnant woman to take during the 1st 10 days of pregnancy?
What happens if a pregnant women takes bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) forte during the 1st 10 days of pregnancy for 10 days without having idea that she was already pregnant?
If I am on the antiobiotic Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and am only on my first week of pills on my NEW pack, and had unprotected sex what are my chances of pregnancy?
My wife is pregnant since one month, can she take antibiotic known as bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) forte during the 1st month of pregnancy or this is a contraindication?
I have been on Loestrin for a little over a month and a half. I finished up bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) about two weeks ago. Is my Loestrin effective against pregnancy?
Thrombocytopenia 4 mths ago after taking several doses of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Thrown in remission after 3 days decadron. Plt. In 200s n holding. Pregnancy safe?
Check: with your doctor. It is also concerning me that you have not listed bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or sulfa as an allergy. The thrombocytopenia is probably drug related and should never take it again. Check with your hematologist for advice in this regard prior to getting pregnant. Best wishes. ...Read more
What is the probability to have a birth defect for taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) forte during the 1st 10 days of pregnancy having no idea that there is a baby there!
No risk: None. Absolutely no risk in this scenario. ...Read more
Had sex on the last day of my period, friday. How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test? I am on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) but i also started bactrim tuesday.
Not pregnant: First, the chance you could get pregnant from having sex on the last day of your period is vanishingly small. Second, you are protected by yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). Some doctors recommend a second method of protection while on Bactrim because some antibiotics induce cyp3a4, a liver enzyme that breaks down yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). However, neither sulfamethoxazole nor trimethoprim--the two antibiotics in bactrim--are enzyme inducers. ...Read more
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