Categories of Drugs in Pregnancy At times, you may have a condition that requires treatment during pregnancy. Your provider will help you select a therapy that minimizes
DES may impair gene function Diethylstilbestrol (DES) -- a drug prescribed to prevent miscarriage until 1971, when it was linked to abnormalities in the reproductive tracts of women exposed to the drug before birth -- appears to cause these abnormalities by suppressing the function of a particular gene, US researchers report.
Drug treatment during pregnancy The purpose of this review is to summarize some of the important points that should be considered when prescribing drugs for pregnant women.
Ibuprofen (e.g. Motrin etc.) and Pregnancy Use of ibuprofen has been reported in about 100 human pregnancies without evidence of a syndrome of congenital anomalies . However, a case-control study on gastroschisis found affected pregnancies to have a significantly increased odds of having been exposed to aspirin or ibuprofen .
Medications During Pregnancy Learn more about the effect of medicines on your pregnancy. This section contains information on over 40 medicines and discusses their possible side effects
Medicines in Pregnancy The following information is intended to answer some of your most common questions about taking medicines in pregnancy. Always talk with your healthcare provider to make sure a medicine is safe for you to use.
METFORMIN IN PREGNANCY A single clinic in South Africa has published several collected case reports on the use of metformin during human pregnancy, including the first trimester, without apparent adverse effects.
PARLODEL (BROMOCRYPTINE) IN PREGNANCY There have been a number of reports of bromocriptine use throughout pregnancy in women with prolactin- secreting adenomas in which adverse fetal effects have not been detected.
Prozac and pregnancy Many women are taking the drug fluoxetine (prozac) either when they fall pregnant or while they are trying for pregnancy. There is some research into the outcomes of pregnancies in women who are using this common anti-depressant.