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Doctor insights on: Keflex Safe Pregnant

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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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Can I take amoxicillin and keflex back to back? I'm six weeks pregnant

Can I take amoxicillin and keflex back to back? I'm six weeks pregnant

Probably ok: But check with your doc. We doctors are very concerned about side effects in pregnant women. Better to be safe. ...Read more

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I am on the pill three months an had slight bleedn in between I was on keflex antibiotic this month an am now three days late could I be pregnant?

I am on the pill three months an had slight bleedn in between I was on keflex antibiotic this month an am now three days late could I be pregnant?

Hard to tell...: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred). An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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Can keflex cause yeast infection when you're pregnant? I'm 23 weeks

Can keflex cause yeast infection when you're pregnant? I'm 23 weeks

It can: It certainly can, but it is one of the less likely antibiotics to do so when compared to drugs that kill a wider variety of bacteria such as Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Taking a probiotic supplement or having yogurt with active cultures in your diet during your course of antibiotic may further reduce this risk slightly. During pregnancy, oral medications for yeast infection are not safe, but vaginal creams are ok. ...Read more

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I am on the pill for three months an have had spotting my period is now late I was also on keflex this month could I be pregnant ?

I am on the pill for three months an have had spotting my period is now late I was also on keflex this month could I be pregnant ?

Pregnant?: It would not be unusual to miss a period if you were being treated for an infection, although on the pill this is less likely. It is also less likely that you are pregnant, but the thing to do is to get a home test kit and check. These are generally quite accurate and if negative you can check again in 7-14 days. ...Read more