Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
186 Doctors are Online

Is Nasivion,Augmetin and Fluticone safe during pregnancy?

Mar 2013
User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by
Practicing since : 1998
Answered : 5609 Questions
Hi doc, I am 29 weeks pregnant and i am suffering from cold and cough from last 4 days. I was using Grilinctus syrup from past 4 days with no effects. Now my medicines got changed and i would like know whether its safe to use these medicines during pregnancy? Is there any side effects of using these medicines on my baby. 1.Nasivion Tablet 2. Augmetin 625 Duo 3. Fluticone-FT Nasal spray 4. Vapvol through steam
Posted Sun, 23 Feb 2014 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Aarti Abraham 1 hour later
Brief Answer: SAFE IS USED SHORT TERM. Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for writing to us with your health concern. With regards to your medications - 1. Nasivion is oxymetazoline, which is pregnancy category C, it is best avoided in pregnancy. 2. Augmentin Duo is pregnancy category B, the benefits outweigh the risks. 3 . Fluticasone Spray too is best avoided when pregnant 4.Vapvol is safe. However, at 29 weeks, most organ systems in the baby are formed. If these medications are for a short period ( maximum a week ) then it is alright to take them. Do not take them for a longer period of time. Also, please take them after showing your gynecologist the prescription, as she would be intimately familiar with your history and risks. All the best Please feel free to discuss further.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask an Internal Med Specialist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor