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Posted by: kieks | 2007/03/06

medicine while pregnant

hi, im almost 5weeks pregnant and have flu and chest infection, my gp prescribed expigen (cough mixture) and forcid (antibiotics) i have been on it since friday, could it harm my baby?

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These are safe in pregnancy.

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Posted by: Maya | 2007/03/07

As long as your doctor knew you are pregnant then you should not worry. I was also given expigen when I had a chesty cough at 16 weeks. To be sure, call your gynae just to check that he/she is happy with that medication:)

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