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Macrolides antibiotics should be used with caution in pregnancy
Macrolide antibiotics used during early pregnancy increase the risk of major birth defects, particularly heart defects, compared with children of mothers prescribed penicillin, according to a new study which advises that alternative antibiotics should be prescribed until further research is available.