Stemetil and Zifi in pregnancy

Stemetil and Zifi in pregnancy

Question (Posted on :  22 Sep 2009 )


My wife is 3 months pregnant and has shown some positive readings for Typhoid ( O - 1:80, H 1: 160) . Her doctor has initially prescribed Ampoxyn fo Typhoid but later changed it to Zifi 200. She has further given Stemetil for Nausea. Are these drugs safe during pregnancy ?

Doctor's Response (Posted on : 25 Sep 2009 )


Zifi or cefixime is safe during pregnancy. Stemetil or prochlorperazine safety is not established in pregnancy, please discuss with your doctor.


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