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Is clarithromycin safe during pregnancy

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Dr. Rakhi Tayal MD

Can you give me alternative safe medicine other than ( Clarithromycin 500 mg ) can be used during pregnancy ? Im using now ..for H pylori treatment for 14days 1- NEXIUM 40 mg (Safe as per... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakhi Tayal ( OBGYN)
Dr. Sree Gouri SR MD

I have been prescribed Clarithromycin 500g twice daily for 7 days for a moderate case of weeping ... to my pregnancy . Will 500g that i have taken already harm my baby? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sree Gouri SR ( OBGYN)
Dr. Soumen Patra MD

Hi doctor, I am currently planning for pregnancy . I am taking clarithromycin for sore throat ... pregnant during this period. Please advice. Thanks ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Soumen Patra ( OBGYN)
Dr. Taher Kagalwala MD

my daughter has had 4 doses of 250mg clarithromycin in past 4 mths. First in April and May, 2012 for suspected hypylori treatment, and then for bronchitis and a sinus in fection during travel. Now her white ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Taher Kagalwala ( Pediatrician)
Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

Hi ive finished taking cipro 250 two days ago for sinus infect but it didnt solve. dr has given me clarythromycin 500 mg I also have antihist /b12 is this safe? ... View answer

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Dr. Shainaz Arif Kaware MD

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? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shainaz Arif Kaware ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Nishikant Verma MD

Hi i am ending 28 weeks of pregnancy i just had sever chest infection gp gave me amoxicilin did nt ... question is is chlathromycin safe in third tri and will this have any side effects on baby as it is very ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nishikant Verma ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Shoaib Khan MD

was prescribed 250mg of clarithromycin twice a day for 7 days. I have only taken two tablets so far, but read that it shouldn t be taken for ladies who are pregnant. I asked.the doctor at the time if it was... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shoaib Khan ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Shanti Vennam MD

I had pneumonia and was being treated with clarithromycin when I conceived. The timing ... of clarithromycin. Should i be worried about the possible effect on the fetus. So far the numbers (quantitative HCG ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shanti Vennam ( OBGYN)
Dr. Shanti Vennam MD

hi i take clarithromycin and carboceistine during my first month of pregnancy or should i say 1 or 2 weeks of it. I am not aware that i am pregnant that time so after my check up i took those ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shanti Vennam ( OBGYN)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Deepti Gupta MD

Hi clarithromycin does not directly interact with microgynon. But to be completely safe from a unwanted pregnancy I would suggest you to use condoms while on clarithromycin and 7 days after...

Dr. Praveen G MD

Hello, Clarithromycin should not be used in pregnancy except in clinical situation where no alternative therapy is available. Better to stop the drug and switch over to Amoxcillin group of antibiotics. Thank you

Dr. Vinay Bhardwaj MD

Sildenafil is broken down in the liver. So is Clarithromycin. So if you take Sildenafil, it could block the action of the Clarithromycin.