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Is it safe to take cephalexin at 32 weeks of pregnancy ?

i have a cough right now and running nose my ob gyne prescribes me a cefalexin monohydrate 500mg. im 32 weeks pregnant .. it is safe to take that medicines?
Asked On : Thu, 4 Aug 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Welcome to HCM.
In simply running nose it is not required
At the 8th month of pregnancy it safe but take it if is strongly needed.

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General & Family Physician Dr. Padma Saikia's  Response
Hi Maribel Mesinas,

Cefalexin monohydrate is a broad spectrum antibactirial antibiotic. It crosses both placental and fetal serum, and is not recommended during pregnancy.
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