Drugs in Pregnacy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk

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Williams & Wilkins, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 1595 pages
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The thoroughly updated Sixth Edition of this popular reference provides practical, reliable information on more than 1,000 pharmaceuticals and natural products that may be used by pregnant women or lactating mothers. More than 200 drugs--including nicotine, thalidomide, and new anesthetics--are added to this edition. Chapters on 200 drugs, including cocaine, benzodiazepines, and hormonal products, are substantially revised. Each drug monograph includes a risk factor rating that indicates the substance's potential for adverse effects in the fetus or infant. Drugs are listed alphabetically and indexed by both trade and generic names so that the reader can quickly find information.

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This book is an excellent resource for physicians and pharmacists. I get many questions from women at my practice regarding the safety of medications in pregnancy and breast feeding. This book ... Read full review

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