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Use of antibiotics during pregnancy and the risk of major congenital malformations: a population based cohort study.

Authors
  • Muanda, Flory T1, 2
  • Sheehy, Odile2
  • Bérard, Anick1, 2
  • 1 Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montréal, Québec, Canada. , (Canada)
  • 2 Research Center, CHU Sainte-Justine, Montréal, Québec, Canada. , (Canada)
Type
Published Article
Journal
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2017
Volume
83
Issue
11
Pages
2557–2571
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/bcp.13364
PMID: 28722171
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Clindamycin, doxycycline, quinolones, macrolides and phenoxymethylpenicillin in utero exposure were linked to organ-specific malformations. Amoxicillin, cephalosporins and nitrofurantoin were not associated with MCMs.

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