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Fully understand the toxicological effects of prescription and OTC drugs on pregnant women and breastfed children
Drawn from the internationally recognized MotherRisk program at the University of Toronto, this authoritative resource is filled with evidence-based information and guidance that puts the risks of maternal exposure to drugs into sharp focus.
The book's clear, easy-to-follow two-part organization conveniently reviews the toxicologic effects of all major drug classes, then provides well-researched, systematic reviews of major topics that impact pharmacotherapy in pregnant and breastfeeding patients. This complete guide is your best source of information-and, consequently, your patients' best defense-against the possible ill effects of reproductive and developmental drug toxicities.
Part I. RULES OF THUMB FOR TAKING DRUGS DURINGPREGNANCY AND BREASTFEEDING