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Is Cloxacillin Safe To Take When Pregnant
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
Cloxaciline: This should not influence your ability to conceive. ...Read more
Probably not: Cloxacillin has no proven toxicity to the human fetus. There are no controlled data in human pregnancies; but, there are no reports of congenital abnormalities associated with it. Cloxacillin should only be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think im pregnant and i have boil on my legs im taking cloxacillin would that affect the development of my baby? just incase im pregnant?
Not likely: The FDA states there are no reports of congenital abnormalities when taking Cloxacillin while pregnant. Personally, I would try to avoid taking prolonged antibiotics while pregnant if at all possible. Check with your doctor who prescribed this to you and ask for an alternative to taking an antibiotic based on your condition. Many times superficial skin boils are drained and don't need antibiotics. ...Read more
Yes: No problem assuming you are not pregnant and you mean dicloxacillin. Some people have trouble with Advil (ibuprofen) irritating their stomach lining and cannot take it for that reason but most people your age tolerate it well, especially if taken with food. Older people with heart or kidney problems and those with diabetes should not take NSAIDS (nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs) like ibuprofen ...Read more
Depends: The boils are probably due to a staph infection and if the bug is resistant to clox and diclox drinking a gallon won't help. If the bug is sensitive it would probably do the trick. I haven't used that drug for a long time, but it used to come as a capsule which would work as well as a liquid. ...Read more
If prescribed: If your doctor has evaluated and decided on that rx, then fine. If you have it left over from another infection, see your doctor. ...Read more
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