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Psychotropic drug exposure during pregnancy is a common problem. Among the 601 cases exposed to drugs during pregnancy, who were followed by our Toxicology Information and Follow-up Service, 124 cases had used psychotropic drugs for depression, anxiety, or psychotic disorders. As the control group, 248 women, who did not use any drugs were selected. Of the(More)
PURPOSE Many studies have reported both a gender difference in the rates of depression and its treatment by using any of the widely used antidepressant drug groups. Some studies suggest that females respond more poorly to tricyclic antidepressants than males and appear to respond better to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI). There is no study(More)
We researched the survival of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) and the results of MSCs’ injected into decompensated bladders in a rabbit model. Partial bladder neck obstruction (PBNO) and subsequent decompensation of the bladder was achieved by wrapping the bladder neck with autologous rectus fascia. In the first aspect of the experiment 18(More)
PURPOSE Little is known about the risks associated with prenatal exposure to atypical antipsychotics. Our objective is to present a case of exposure to risperidone and quetiapine in pregnancy, and additionally to some other drugs. CASE Our case (36-year old) has suffered schizophrenia (DSM-IV) for 5 years and used these drugs (risperidone, quetiapine,(More)
OBJECTIVES Clinical and experimental trials have demonstrated that some of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) have some suspicious effects on blood glucose levels in different directions. Especially fluoxetine and sertraline are studied in this point of view. These drugs are also used in treatment of depression and peripheral neuropathy in(More)
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