Posted by: T | 2010/06/25

Antibiotics and pregnant

I would like to get peace of mind on this. I am 30 weeks now and i have terrible sinus and a cold. My Dr prescribed Otrivin metered spray and Ranmoxy 500mg antibiotics.
I want to know if it is 100% safe to take and it wont have any effect on my baby?!? Do you think it is safe for me to take?

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It is safe to take and to complete the course of antibiotics. Otrivin should not however, be used longer than 7 to 10 days, as this product can cause worsening symptoms of your sinusitis. You can use a saline nasal spray safely.

After delivery, you should consult an ENT specialist to have x-rays and a possible CT scan of your sinusses done, to determine the best way to treat your chronic condition.


Dr Anrich Burger

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