Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
162 Doctors are Online

Is clarithromycin for tonsillitis safe during pregnancy?

I ve recently been prescribed Clarithromycin for a case of tonsilitis and I have a nexplanon implant in my arm . Will the antibiotics affect my implants protectiveness against pregnancy?
Asked On : Mon, 26 Mar 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  436
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Thanks for your query.
Nexplanon is a progesterone only implant containing hormone Etonorgestrel.
It will not have any interaction with Clarithromycin so you can take it as advised by your doctor.
Also it will not affect the efficacy or protectiveness against pregnancy.
Take care.
Answered: Mon, 26 Mar 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor