Pregnant women still getting UTI meds linked to birth defects

The antibiotics -- trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim) and nitrofurantoin (Macrobid) -- have been linked to a small risk for birth defects in pregnant women when given in the first trimester.

Pregnant women still getting UTI meds linked to birth defects

(HealthDay)—Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can be problematic for pregnant women and their babies, but so can two antibiotics used to treat these infections, U.S. health officials warn.

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

Pregnant Women Getting UTI Meds Linked to Defects

The antibiotics -- trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim) and nitrofurantoin (Macrobid) -- have been linked to a small risk for birth defects in pregnant women when given in the first trimester.

Fri 12 Jan 18 from WebMD

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