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Meds for strep throat harmful for pregnancy?

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I am about 2/3 weeks pregnant and I have strep throat. My doctor gave me 14 pills of 875 mg of antibiotics , 30 pills of 600 mg of ibuprofen, and 3 pills of 50 mg if steroids. I want to know if I should keep taking them or are they too harmful for the baby?


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replied March 26th, 2014
Pregnancy Answer A46382
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Few antibiotics are safe to be used during pregnancy. If your treating doctor/gynecologist knows about your pregnancy he/she would have prescribed you safe drugs/medication. But if you have not disclosed about your pregnancy avoid taking the medication and visit your treating doctor/gynecologist for change of prescription. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.


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