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Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation by Gerald G. Briggs, Roger K. Freeman, Sumner J. Yaffe

By Gerald G. Briggs, Roger K. Freeman, Sumner J. Yaffe

The completely up to date 6th variation of this renowned reference offers functional, trustworthy info on greater than 1,000 prescription drugs and average items that could be utilized by pregnant ladies or lactating moms. greater than 2 hundred drugs--including nicotine, thalidomide, and new anesthetics--are further to this version. Chapters on two hundred medications, together with cocaine, benzodiazepines, and hormonal items, are considerably revised. every one drug monograph incorporates a chance issue score that exhibits the substance's capability for antagonistic results within the fetus or boy or girl. medicinal drugs are indexed alphabetically and listed by way of either alternate and accepted names in order that the reader can speedy locate info.

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8. de Martino M, Tovo P-A, Pezzotti P, Galli L, Massironi E, Ruga E, Floreea F, Plebani A, Gabiano C, Zuccotti GV. HIV-1 transmission through breast-milk: appraisal of risk according to duration of feeding. AIDS 1992;6:991–7. 9. Van de Perre P. Postnatal transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1: the breast feeding dilemma. Am J Obstet Gynecol 1995;173:483–7. Index ACARBOSE Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation Name: ACARBOSE Class: Antidiabetic Risk Factor: BM Fetal Risk Summary Breast Feeding Summary References Fetal Risk Summary Acarbose is an oral a-glucosidase inhibitor that delays the digestion of ingested carbohydrates within the gastrointestinal tract, thereby reducing the rise in blood glucose after meals (1).

The maximum dose in rabbits produced slight intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) that was thought to be secondary to maternal toxicity. No human malformations attributable to acebutolol have been observed, but experience with the drug during the 1st trimester is lacking. In a study comparing three b-blockers, the mean birth weight of 56 newborns was slightly lower than 38 pindolol-exposed infants, but higher than 31 offspring of atenolol-treated mothers (3160 g vs. 3375 g vs. 2745 g) (2). However, IUGR has been associated with b-blockers and the weight reduction may have been drug-induced (see last section below).

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