Briggs drugs in pregnancy and lactation

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Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk by Gerald G. Briggs

An A-Z listing of drugs by generic name. Each monograph summarizes the known and/or possible effects of the drug on the fetus. It also summarizes the known/possible passage of the drug into the human breast milk.

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


Generic US name Pharmacologic class Risk factor Fetal risk summary Breast feeding summary References
 Features for this edition include:


1200 commonly prescribed drugs including 105 new drugs New mobile application to access the content on the go* Cross-referenced combination drugs New list of drugs contraindicated during breastfeeding New list of drugs contraindicated in pregnancy List of drugs known to cause human developmental toxicity More summaries at the beginning for pregnancy and breastfeeding Brand new trim size 8.5 x 11 4-color design Consistently formatted throughout Companion site includes fully searchable text and updates from the Briggs newsletter
*App included with the book is a free version with limited content. An in-app purchase is available for an upgrade to the full app content.

With the ever changing drug information and guidelines, make sure you have the most current edition of Briggs Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation to provide your patients with the best care.
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Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk

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The management of pregnant women with medical conditions always requires a balancing of risks. With regard to the use of medications, the clinician must consider the risks of not treating the mother versus the risks of exposing the developing fetus to a particular drug or combination of drugs. The former can be reasonably projected from clinical acumen and a brief online search. Building an overview of the latter requires the evaluation of published and unpublished reports of human and animal studies on a variety of therapeutic alternatives in various stages of pregnancy and during lactation. In this eighth edition of Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation , Briggs and colleagues have gathered this information and present the data on several levels.

The updated 11th edition lists more than 1, commonly prescribed drugs taken during pregnancy and lactation, with detailed monographs that provide the information you need on known or possible effects on the mother, embryo, fetus, and nursing infant. For the 11th edition, this bestselling reference has two new authors, both highly knowledgeable on the effects of drugs on the embryo-fetus and nursing infant: Craig V. Towers, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, and Alicia B. Forinash, a clinical pharmacologist specialist in obstetrics. Key features: - More than new drugs - A-to-Z organization helps you find valuable information quickly - Each monograph covers: generic name in US ; risk factors; pharmacologic class; pregnancy and breastfeeding recommendations; pregnancy, fetal risk and breastfeeding summaries; as well as updated references. Test Drive. Request more information.

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It drives decision making by providing expert analysis and essential evidence-based information, listing nearly 1, commonly prescribed drugs taken during pregnancy and lactation. Each detailed monograph provides a summary of known or possible effects on mother, embryo, foetus, lactation and nursing infant. Easily searchable to support your decisions on the effects and risks of drugs in pregnancy and lactation. Also included are updated chapters by two new authors, Craig V. Towers, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, and Alicia B. Forinash, a clinical pharmacologist specialist in obstetrics. Skip to content.

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