Yeast infection in pregnancy? Think twice about fluconazole
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Yeast infection in pregnancy? Think twice about fluconazole. This study's findings regarding the risk of miscarriage may mean it's time to forego fluconazole in favor of topical azoles as first-line treatment. Practice changer: Avoid prescribing oral fluconazole in early pregnancy because it is associated with a higher rate of spontaneous abortion than is topical azole therapy. Stength of recommendation: B: Based on a large cohort study performed in Denmark.
Journal of Family Practice, 65(9) 2016: 624-626
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