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Am pregnant and have upper respiratory infection with phlegm, headache and body ache. Taking Cephalexin. Advice?

I m 34 weeks pregnant & have a upper respiratory infection, have a cough with phlem, headache , bodyache & lately my rib cage has been hurting me. My doctor prescribed me CEPHALEXIN 250 mg from now until I give birth. My question is will this antibiotic help me fight this infection or is there any thing else I can take? Either meds or fruits or something to help me fight this infection.
Asked On : Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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Thanks for contacting HCM
you are 34 weeks pregnant & have a upper respiratory infection and your doctor prescribed CEPHALEXIN 250 mg i.e. good antibiotic and safer in pregnancy (Third trimester) please continue and faith in doctor , if it is not subside within three day then again consult to the same doctor.

thanks and take care

Dr Hariom Sharma
Answered: Fri, 12 Jul 2013
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