Effects of herbs and drugs during pregnancy and lactation.

@article{Wong1979EffectsOH,
  title={Effects of herbs and drugs during pregnancy and lactation.},
  author={H. B. Wong},
  journal={The Journal of the Singapore Paediatric Society},
  year={1979},
  volume={21 3-4},
  pages={169-78}
}
  • H. B. Wong
  • Published 1979 in The Journal of the Singapore Paediatric Society
Prior to considering the effects of herbs and drugs during pregnancy and lactation, attention is directed to the relevance of herbal medicines to human patients. When a drug is taken orally, its absorption, biotransformation, and excretion will affect its blood level. It then makes its way to the capillaries surrounding the alveoli of the breast, and the drug must cross the endothelium of the capillaries into the alveolar cells of the breast and then be excreted into the lumen with the milk… CONTINUE READING