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Can i take intetrix during pregnancy ?

hi i m pregnant can i take intetrix?
Asked On : Mon, 11 Jul 2011
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hii welcome to health care magic.intetrix is for amoebiasis infection but its not advisable during pregnancy because it cause systemic should concern your gynec he changed the medicine or if you take it on underobeservation.


Answered: Fri, 15 Jul 2011
General & Family Physician Dr. Shainaz Arif Kaware's  Response
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Intetrix is a drug used in amoebiasis and diarrhoea.There is no study or evidence which shows that the drug is teratogenic but like all other drugs it should not be used during pregnancy untill the potential benefit outweighs the risks.Normally the contraindication of almost all drugs should be maintained strictly in first three months as the risk of teratogenicity is more in first trimester.If your doctor has prescribed it she should have done so keeping in mind that you are pregnant so take it as advised and for the specific period then consult her.
Answered: Fri, 15 Jul 2011
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