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I have frequent utis and take azo cranberry pills to prevent them. i'm now early in my pregnancy and unsure if i can continue to take them?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
It won't help: Although it has long been believed that cranberry juice or extracts might help prevent or even treat UTIs, recent research has confirmed it has no effect. It probably would be safe to continue Azo cranberry, but it won't help prevent UTI so not point in taking it. Discuss with your obstetrician. Best wishes for a successful pregnancy and healthy baby.
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