Oral fluconazole warning for pregnant women

Women who take oral fluconazole during pregnancy have an increased risk of miscarriage, research suggests.

Oral fluconazole exposure between seven and 22 weeks of pregnancy increases the risk of spontaneous abortion by 48%, but does not increase the risk of stillbirth, according to a study of almost 1.5 million pregnancies recorded in Denmark's nationwide register between 1997 and 2013.