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Are antifungal medications safe for my unborn child?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: No clear info

The majority of oral antifungal agents are classified as having undetermined risk for pregnancy.
There are either no studies on human fetal effect or some animal studies suggesting problems. Topical medications are less likely to be absorbed at a level wherer fetal effect could be seen. To minimize risk if truely needed, use oral after the first trimester.

In brief: No clear info

The majority of oral antifungal agents are classified as having undetermined risk for pregnancy.
There are either no studies on human fetal effect or some animal studies suggesting problems. Topical medications are less likely to be absorbed at a level wherer fetal effect could be seen. To minimize risk if truely needed, use oral after the first trimester.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology

In brief: Topicals yes

The absorption is minimal.

In brief: Topicals yes

The absorption is minimal.
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dr. Michael Tomeo
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