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Drugs during pregnancy and lactation : treatment options and risk assessment / edited by Christof Schaefer, Paul Peters, and Richard K. Miller.

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Subject: Pregnant women > Drug use.
Pregnant women > Medical care.
Obstetrical pharmacology > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Fetus > Effect of drugs on > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Newborn infants > Effect of drugs on > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Pregnancy > drug effects.
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions.
Fetus > drug effects.
Lactation > drug effects.
Pharmaceutical Preparations.
Milk, Human > drug effects.
Infant, Newborn.
Milk, Human > drug effects > Handbooks.
Infant, Newborn > Handbooks.
Pharmaceutical Preparations > Handbooks.
Pregnancy > Handbooks.
Pregnancy > drug effects > Handbooks.
Drug Therapy > adverse effects > Handbooks.
Fetus > drug effects > Handbooks.
Lactation > drug effects > Handbooks.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic book.

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  • ISBN: 9780080549774
  • ISBN: 0080549772
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 875 pages) : illustrations
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Amsterdam ; Elsevier, 2007.

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General Note: Previous edition: 2001.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Cover; Copyright page; Contents; List of contributors; Preface; Notice; Chapter 1 General commentary on drug therapy and drug risks in pregnancy; Chapter 2 Specific drug therapies during pregnancy; Chapter 3 General commentary on drug therapy and drug risk during lactation; Chapter 4 Specific drug therapies during lactation; Appendix A: Teratology information services and centers; Appendix B: Addresses for breastfeeding support; Subject Index.
2.3.12. Non-selective β-adrenergic agonists -- 2.4. Antiemetics -- 2.4.1. Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy -- 2.4.2. Diet manipulations and treatment -- 2.4.3. Complementary treatment options -- 2.4.4. Acupuncture and acupressure -- 2.4.5. Hypnosis -- 2.4.6. Ginger -- 2.4.7. Antihistamines (H[sub(1)]-blockers) -- 2.4.8. Dopamine antagonists -- 2.4.9. Pyridoxine (vitamin B[sub(6)]) -- 2.4.10. Thiamine (vitamin B[sub(1)]) -- 2.4.11. Serotonin antagonists -- 2.4.12. Glucocorticoids -- 2.4.13. Other agents with antiemetic properties -- 2.5. Gastrointestinal and antilipidemic agents and spasmolytics.
Summary: The latest edition is the resource for any practicing OB/GYN, family physician, midwife, or pharmacist who prescribes medicinal products to or evaluates environmental or occupational exposures in women who are or may become pregnant. Based on the highly successful seven German editions of this reference, the up-to-date drug listings have been revised into a handy pocket guide color tabbed for quick access to important information. Easy to reference each drug is listed discussing the side effects, general impact on organ systems, potential toxicity, and risks before offering dosage recommendati.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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