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Took medication for sore throat. Periods delayed, Pregnancy test positive. Effect of medicine on fetus?

Hi doc! I have some question because my last menstration is on nov3..i got sore troath on nov29 i got some pt test but the result is fair.ive take medicine levofloxaxine for 5 days..and on dec15 i try some pt tesst but the result is currious a lot because of the medicine ill is ok to my baby? Im worried a lot is there any side effects baby?
Asked On : Sun, 6 Jan 2013
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Hi rosalynlapuz,

Levofloxacine in an antibiotic and it is not recommended during pregnancy. It mainly causes the problem with the cartilage developement of baby.
Now since your pregancy is in the intitial stage and there will be no cartilage development at this stage, I think this is not going to harm your pregnancy.
I suggest you to consult your doctor before taking any medication and also try to have regular check ups for the pregnancy from now on.

Thanks and hope this will help you.
Answered: Tue, 8 Jan 2013
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