Common antiepileptic drugs in pregnancy in women with epilepsy.

@article{Adab2004CommonAD,
  title={Common antiepileptic drugs in pregnancy in women with epilepsy.},
  author={Naghme Adab and Smith C Tudur and Jacqui Vinten and Paula Williamson and Janine B Winterbottom},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2004},
  volume={3},
  pages={CD004848}
}
BACKGROUND The potential adverse effects of antiepileptic drug (AED) exposure in pregnancy have been well recognised but the relative risks of specific antiepileptic drug exposures remain poorly understood. OBJECTIVES To assess the adverse effects of commonly used antiepileptic drugs on maternal and fetal outcomes in pregnancy in women with epilepsy. Comparison of outcomes following specific antiepileptic drug exposures in utero to unexposed pregnancies in the general population or women with… CONTINUE READING