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Am pregnant. Had taken medication for bladder infection and vaginal inserts. Will it effect baby?

Hi, I just found out today that i am 10 weeks pregnant via ultrasound , however, 2 weeks ago i visited the doctor and was diognosed with a bladder infection . I took 2 Norflox-Apo 400mg tab twice per day for seven days. Now i am worried as to what i might have done to the feotus. I also took a pack of those vaginal inserts for 6 days. I heard the baby s heartbeat today but am still alittle worried. Can u help me with some answers please. I didnt know i was pregnant. Thank you.
Asked On : Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
Thanks for the query.
Norfloxacin belongs to category C drug in pregnancy. It should be used only when the benefits over weigh the risks.
Anyhow according studies no harm reported with limited use of these drugs during the first trimester.
So you continue the pregnancy with regular antenatal checkups and ultrasound examinations.
TIFFA scan is needed at around 22 weeks.
Vaginal inserts usually will not cause much harm as they will bypass the systemic absorption.

Take care.
Answered: Thu, 14 Mar 2013
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