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AEDs in Pregnancy and Lactation

Daniel Friedman

in Epilepsy

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780199743506
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322794 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199743506.003.0019

Series: What Do I Do Now

AEDs in Pregnancy and Lactation

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AEDs pose particular difficulties in pregnant women, including teratogenicity and altered metabolism. Many drugs are also excreted in breast milk, though most women with epilepsy are able to breast-feed successfully.

Chapter.  1813 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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