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Is it safe to take Clindamycin while pregnant?

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Dr. Rakhi Tayal


Practicing since :2001

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Posted on Wed, 16 Jan 2019 in Pregnancy
Question: Is it safe to take Clindamycin while pregnant?
Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
relative safe .

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for posting your query.
I have gone through your query and understand your health concerns. Clindamycin
considered safe to use in pregnancy and is labeled pregnancy category B. These agents demonstrate minimal absorption through the skin and studies in animals have not shown any negative effects on the pregnancy.
I hope this answers your query.
In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out.
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Wishing you good health.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal

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