... hospitalized 2 days after that she take oral medicine augmentin tab 4 days can augmentin effects the unborn baby cause like premature baby or risk of necrotizing enterocolitis?
24 Aug 2009
Your wife obviously had a severe infection to be hospitalised and given IV Augmentin.
Augmentin has the FDA Pregnancy Category B
"Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the
fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women"
There are times when a doctor has to weigh up risks and benefits of giving a drug during pregnancy. Given the nature of your wifes infection the doctor has decided the benefits of Augmentin outweighed any risk to the baby.
- Augmentin Information for Consumers
- Augmentin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Augmentin (detailed)
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