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Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic that is used to fight bacteria in the body. Doxycycline usually is not prescribed for any use other than this. It is not a fertility medication and does not really have any purpose when it comes to fertility. However, it is important to remember that doxycycline is catergorized as a pregnancy category D drug. Claim Your 20 Free Pregnancy Tests – Click Here
A pregnancy category D drug means that the drug has been shown to present a danger to pregnant women, but may still offer benefits that outweigh the risks of the drugs. One of the greatest risks of doxycycline in pregnant women is the risk of tooth discoloration that can be permanent. Since baby’s teeth are formed during the second half of pregnancy, this can be a huge risk when women take this drug during pregnancy. Some reports also suggest that doxycycline can affect the formation of a baby’s bones during pregnancy.
There are some indications that antibiotics like doxycycline can cause birth defects, but more research is needed on this matter. Doctors may sometimes need to prescribe antibiotics like doxycycline when no safer antibiotics are found. If you are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant, make sure that you talk to your doctor about what the safest antibiotics are in your situation.