Poll: Do you prescribe antibiotics to treat UTIs and other infections in pregnant patients?

June 22, 2011

A new committee opinion from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has concluded that the popular antibiotics used to treat UTIs - sulfonamides and nitrofurans - may be given during the first trimester in the absence of an alternative treatment and may be used as first-line agents during the second and third trimesters. Do you prescribe antibiotics to pregnant patients?

A new committee opinion from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has concluded that the popular antibiotics used to treat UTIs - sulfonamides and nitrofurans - may be given during the first trimester in the absence of an alternative treatment and may be used as first-line agents during the second and third trimesters. Do you prescribe antibiotics to pregnant patients?

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