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Why can I not take nitrofurantoin in the third trimester?
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Hemolytic anemia
Actually you should avoid Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) during the last month of the pregnancy and while in labor.
It can cause hemolytic anemia in the baby.

In brief: Hemolytic anemia
Actually you should avoid Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) during the last month of the pregnancy and while in labor.
It can cause hemolytic anemia in the baby.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
In brief: HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA
Because of the possibility of hemolytic anemia caused by immature erythrocyte enzyme systems (glutathione instability), the drug is contraindicated in pregnant patients at term (38 to 42 weeks gestation).

In brief: HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA
Because of the possibility of hemolytic anemia caused by immature erythrocyte enzyme systems (glutathione instability), the drug is contraindicated in pregnant patients at term (38 to 42 weeks gestation).
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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