Drug exposure during the periconceptional period: a study of 1793 women.

@article{AutretLeca2011DrugED,
  title={Drug exposure during the periconceptional period: a study of 1793 women.},
  author={Elisabeth Autret-Leca and Jean Deligne and Joffray Leve and Agn{\`e}s Caille and Hawar{\'e} Cissoko and Annie-Pierre Jonville-B{\'e}ra},
  journal={Paediatric drugs},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={317-24}
}
BACKGROUND Many studies have described the prescribing of drugs to pregnant women, but only very few have data concerning the periconceptional period specifically. AIM The aim of the study was to evaluate the incidence of exposure to teratogenic drugs during early pregnancy and to determine whether a safer drug exists. METHODS In a French health insurances database, we analyzed drugs prescribed during the period starting 1 month before and ending 2 months after the beginning of pregnancy… CONTINUE READING

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