The Danger Of Already Taking Antibiotics During Pregnancy?
I might be pregnant or pregnant now. But I already took Super Tetra and Domex. Because the foot hit by a nail and recommended by old people around the house to take these two drugs. What should I do?
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The drug you mentioned contains tetracycline. Namely antibiotics or antibacterial drugs. Used for cases of infected bacteria that respond with this drug. This drug should not be used for pregnant women because it will have an effect on the fetus in the womb. In addition, every antibiotic must use a doctor's prescription when buying it.
You should stop taking these drugs immediately. Nothing can be done to neutralize drug levels in the blood or to prevent the drug from reaching the fetus. You should think positively. Drugs that can affect the fetus are drugs that are consumed for a long time or in high doses.
Then you can control it routinely according to the schedule determined by your obstetrician. Namely, do a pregnancy check up every month or at least 4 times (1 time in the first trimester, 1 time in the second trimester and 2 times in the third trimester). Perform an ultrasound examination at least 1 time during pregnancy, if it is found suspicion of fetal growth and development problems, the doctor will plan a re-examination and further examination. Basically there is not much that can be done if there are known problems with the growth and development of the fetus in the womb, namely for the preparation of labor by medical personnel and the readiness of the mother's heart to accept the situation.
Regarding the nail puncture incident that you just experienced, you should immediately seek medical help. You can go to the nearest hospital emergency room. The doctor will examine your nail puncture wounds whether it is at risk of tetanus or not. The doctor will also make sure whether you are pregnant or not. And the doctor will provide a safe drug for you.
Thus hopefully useful.