Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)
For the treatment or prevention of oral candidiasis, topical antifungal therapies such as nystatin may be preferable for pregnant women. Amphotericin B is also approved for the treatment of oral candidiasis. Although no formal studies have been performed, amphotericin B has been used by pregnant women without apparent harm to their unborn children. While amphotericin B may be preferable to azole therapy in pregnant women, it is not without potentially severe side effects, including kidney toxicity and anemia.
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