Study Finds an Antibiotic Commonly Prescribed to Pregnant Women May Be Dangerous
2 months ago, 12 Jan 22:53
If you've ever had a UTI, you know they are no fun, and you want to get rid of them right away. Some antibiotics used to treat urinary tract infections shouldn't be given to women who are pregnant, though, because they have been linked to birth defects—but a new CDC study found that four in 10 pregnant women have been prescribed them anyway. Why are pregnant women prescribed dangerous drugs? The study looked at over 34,000 pregnant women with UTIs, using health insurance claims and pharmacy reco ...
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