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Antibiotics at 9 weeks... ~M & M's Mommy~ Due November 5; 18 kids; Illinois 398 posts
5th Apr '13

I am fairly certain I have strep throat based on how I feel, and the white patches in my throat:( Going to a take care clinic tomorrow, b/c my dr's office is not open on Saturday, for a test...I am TERRIFIED to take any medication, as I am only 9 weeks pregnant. Can anyone let me know experiences with this, or any home remedies for strep?!?
TIA

lilmzzgreeneyez *NMOA* 21 kids; Sherwood, Arkansas 17987 posts
5th Apr '13

you can take antibiotics while pregnant just tell them and they will prescribe something. Keflex is safe

*~AngelEyes~* 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Memphis, Tennessee 10700 posts
5th Apr '13

They'll probably just give you amoxicillin, which is safe to take while pregnant. Just let them know you're pregnant. I've taken the Z Pack and Amoxicillin while pregnant... this pregnancy actually... and that was at the beginning, around 9-12 weeks...

jazzzzz* 2 kids; Beverly Hills, California 7558 posts
5th Apr '13

I had a very bad infected tooth. They pumped me with antibiotics

mama2manyyy 33 kids; South Carolina 1823 posts
5th Apr '13

I was on Z pak during my first pregnancy for strep throat and it was completely fine.