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Is It Safe To Take Trimethoprim While Pregnant
Yes: Generally we try to avoid using trimethoprim in pregnancy, especially if there is another antibiotic that would do the same job. Sometimes though trimethoprim is the best antibiotic choice for certain infections. It is safer earlier in pregnancy than later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
My wife went to a women's health doctor and was prescribed sulfameth/trimethoprim 800/160. Is it safe to take if pregnant or trying to conceive?
TMP/SMX: Animal studies have shown fetotoxicity and teratogenicity. No controlled data in human pregnancy. Both drugs cross the placenta. In 186 pregnancies, the mother received either placebo or tmp-smx in a retrospective study. The incidence of congenital abnormalities was 4.5% with placebo and 3.3% with tmp-smx. No abnormalities were reported in women who were treated in the first trimester. ...Read more
Maybe: There may be a danger in taking this medication while you are pregnant, especially in the first trimester. However we don't have enough information to say specifically that it is safe. You should talk to your doctor about this. If your gallbladder is only working at 2% you may need to consider getting this taken out when you are safely into your second trimester. Good luck. ...Read more
My dr prescribed trimethoprim for UTI, I think I may be pregnant, will this harm the pregnancy? I was prescribed 6 200mg tablets to take over 3 days.
Not recommended: It's not recommended if you are pregnant. But if you think you are pregnant, why haven't you done a test to find out if you are? ...Read more
Hi docs, do you think it's bad if you take bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds if you're pregnant?
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?
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?
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