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Is Martifur safe during pregnancy?

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Dr. Deepti Verma

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Posted on Mon, 2 Nov 2015 in Pregnancy
Question: Good morning

I am 9 weeks pregnant and have a UTI. Is is safe to take Martifur 100mg? Before my pregnancy, I have been prescribed this antibiotic several times and had great sucess with it. Thank you.
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 5 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Martifur is safe in pregnancy

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear, I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
Martifur is nitrufurantoin and is safe in pregnancy. It is a category B drug, which is considered safe for the fetus.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
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Dr Deepti Verma
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