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Is it safe to take macrobid 100mg while 35 weeks pregnant for UTI ?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Roger Duvivier
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Seems safe

There does not seem to be any contraindications to using Macrobid in pregnancy (unless you are allergic or taking other medications.
..) and the benefits of treating your UTI are probably much greater than the rare or potential risk of Macrobid..

In brief: Seems safe

There does not seem to be any contraindications to using Macrobid in pregnancy (unless you are allergic or taking other medications.
..) and the benefits of treating your UTI are probably much greater than the rare or potential risk of Macrobid..
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Entirely safe

Nitrofurantoin (Macrobid) gives very low blood levels but concentrates in the urine, which is why it is used against UTI but not for any other condition.
The same thing also means the fetus is exposed very little. And almost all commonly used antibiotics and other drugs are safe for such advanced fetuses. Finally, your doctor would not have prescribed it if it were unsafe for you or the baby.

In brief: Entirely safe

Nitrofurantoin (Macrobid) gives very low blood levels but concentrates in the urine, which is why it is used against UTI but not for any other condition.
The same thing also means the fetus is exposed very little. And almost all commonly used antibiotics and other drugs are safe for such advanced fetuses. Finally, your doctor would not have prescribed it if it were unsafe for you or the baby.
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