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Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation, Ninth Edition



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Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation presents by generic name an A to Z listing of drugs that can be used by pregnant and lactating women. Each monograph summarizes the known and/or possible effects of the drug on the fetus and summarizes the known/possible passage of the drug into human breast milk.

The book offers a careful and exhaustive summarization of the world literature as it relates to drugs in pregnancy and lactation. Each monograph contains six parts:

  1. Generic U.S. name
  2. Pharmacologic class
  3. Risk factor
  4. Fetal risk summary
  5. Breast feeding summary
  6. References

New to this ninth edition are:

  • 105 new drugs
  • Mobile application
  • Cross-referenced combination drugs
  • Lists of drugs: contraindicated during breastfeeding, contraindicated in pregnancy, and known to cause human developmental toxicity
  • 4-color design
  • 1,200 commonly prescribed drugs
  • Companion Web site includes fully searchable text and updates from the Briggs newsletter
Author(s): Gerald G. Briggs, BPharm, FCCP; Roger K. Freeman, M.D.; and Sumner J. Yaffe M.D.
ISBN: 978-1-60831-708-0
Publication Year: 2011
Format: Hardcover
1,728 pages