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Are amoxicillin extended release-tablets safe during pregnancy?

Amoxicillin did not cause any birth defects in animal srudies. However, no studies were done on pregnant women. If you are pregnant, you should talk with your doctor before taking amoxicillin tablets. In the studies, scientists gave pregnant mice and rats high doses of amoxicillin. The doses were about 13 to 25 times higher than the normal human dose.

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