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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Spiramycin (Overview)

Spiramycin is an antibiotic used to treat toxoplasmosis. It is safe to take in pregnancy.


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Can spiramycin be transmitted through the breast milk and adversely affect my baby?

Can spiramycin be transmitted through the breast milk and adversely affect my baby?

Possibly: Breast-feeding: this medication passes into breast milk. If you are a breast-feeding mother and are taking spiramycin, it may affect your baby. Talk to your doctor to determine if the benefits outweigh the risks. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
3 doctors shared insights

Spiramycin (Overview)

Spiramycin is an antibiotic used to treat toxoplasmosis. It is safe to take in pregnancy.


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I got missed of 1 month pregnency, after torch evalution it was rubella virus, herpes, & CMV infection, doc prescribe me spiramycin, now what to do?

I got missed of 1 month pregnency, after torch evalution it was rubella virus, herpes, & CMV infection, doc prescribe me spiramycin, now what to do?

Weigh risks: Not sure i completely understand, but if you were diagnosed with rubella or CMV early in pregnancy, there could be some serious effects on the baby. How far along are you? You may want to consider ending the pregnancy if the infection reached the fetus. Talk to your doctor about options. ...Read more

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Can spiramycin be transmitted through the breast milk and adversely affect my baby?

Possibly: Breast-feeding: this medication passes into breast milk. If you are a breast-feeding mother and are taking spiramycin, it may affect your baby. Talk to your doctor to determine if the benefits outweigh the risks. ...Read more

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I got missed of 1 month pregnency, after torch evalution it was rubella virus, herpes, & CMV infection, doc prescribe me spiramycin, now what to do?

Weigh risks: Not sure i completely understand, but if you were diagnosed with rubella or CMV early in pregnancy, there could be some serious effects on the baby. How far along are you? You may want to consider ending the pregnancy if the infection reached the fetus. Talk to your doctor about options. ...Read more

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Which is the drug of choice for toxoplasmosis during pregnancy?

Which is the drug of choice for toxoplasmosis during pregnancy?

Spiramycin.: Spiramycin, pyrimethamine/sulfadiazine, Azithromycin and trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole are in decreasing order of preference the agents to use for toxoplasmosis treatment during pregnancy. ...Read more

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How do you treat toxoplasmosis at 31 weeks pregnant?

How do you treat toxoplasmosis at 31 weeks pregnant?

Depends...: Which antibiotic is used for a new toxoplasmosis infection in pregnancy depends on if the infection has spread to the baby or not. Special testing is needed to know this. If it hasn't spread to the baby, Spiramycin is often used. It doesn't cross the placenta so risk to baby is minimal. If baby is infected, Pyrimethamin is used as it crosses the placenta. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is the treatment for toxoplasmosis in pregnancy?

What is the treatment for toxoplasmosis in pregnancy?

Spiramycin: Mothers can be treated with spiramycin during pregnancy. Neonates will be treated with pyrimethamine, sulfadiazine, and leucovorin for one year. ...Read more