Drugs in Pregnancy & Lactation is the world’s leading authority on the safe use of drugs in pregnant and lactating women. 

It drives decision making by providing expert analysis and essential evidence-based information, listing nearly 1,200 commonly prescribed drugs taken during pregnancy and lactation.

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Each detailed monograph provides a summary of known or possible effects on mother, embryo, foetus, lactation and nursing infant

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Evidence-based information enhances your care of pregnant or breastfeeding women

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Highlights the risk profile of drugs by indication and across the three trimesters

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Easily searchable to support your decisions on the effects and risks of drugs in pregnancy and lactation

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08 Aug
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Drugs in Pregnancy and lactation: August 2017 new edition

New Edition of Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation is now available

The updated Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk lists more than 1,200 commonly prescribed drugs taken during pregnancy and lactation, with detailed monographs that provide the information you need on known or possible effects on the mother, embryo, fetus, and nursing infant. Also included are updated chapters by two new authors, Craig V. Towers, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, and Alicia B. Forinash, a clinical pharmacologist specialist in obstetrics.

Key Features:

-More than 140 new drugs included in this edition.

-A-to-Z organization helps you find valuable information quickly.

-Each monograph covers: generic name (in US); risk factors; pharmacologic class; pregnancy and breastfeeding recommendations; pregnancy, fetal risk and breastfeeding summaries; as well as updated references.