[Drugs for respiratory tropism and pregnancy].

  title={[Drugs for respiratory tropism and pregnancy].},
  author={Bernard Rouveix and Maryse Levacher and J. P. Giroud},
  journal={Revue de pneumologie clinique},
  volume={55 5},
The pharmokinetics of drugs used to treat lung disease in pregnant women undergo changes due to the physiological variations induced by pregnancy. Dosage must therefore be adapted; increased doses are often required for the treatment of severe lung infections. Most drugs used for lung disease have a teratogenic potential and thus carry a risk for the fetus. Drugs used for asthma usually present little risk for the fetus. Administration by inhalation is particularly well adapted as it limits… CONTINUE READING