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I have acute bronchitis and I am nine weeks pregnant. Is it safe to start a zpak ?
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Dr. Katharine Garnier
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
You are wise to ask what you can take during pregnancy, there are some things you shouldn't, especially in the early stages.
The zpak is absolutely safe for you, but be careful about over the counter cold remedies, decongestants, mucinex, and many others should not be used at this stage in pregnancy. You can use tylenol, (acetaminophen) and a saline nasal spray, tea and honey and cough drops, but not cough meds.

In brief: Yes
You are wise to ask what you can take during pregnancy, there are some things you shouldn't, especially in the early stages.
The zpak is absolutely safe for you, but be careful about over the counter cold remedies, decongestants, mucinex, and many others should not be used at this stage in pregnancy. You can use tylenol, (acetaminophen) and a saline nasal spray, tea and honey and cough drops, but not cough meds.
Dr. Katharine Garnier
Dr. Katharine Garnier
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Dr. Michael Jones
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
But only if prescribed by you're doctor. Also, almost all bronchitis is viral and will not benefit from antibiotics.

In brief: Yes
But only if prescribed by you're doctor. Also, almost all bronchitis is viral and will not benefit from antibiotics.
Dr. Michael Jones
Dr. Michael Jones
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