Tag: teratogens

1. Many first-line agents for depression and anxiety – including specific SSRIs, bupropion, and especially venlafaxine – were associated with an increased risk of birth defects if used during early pregnancy. Evidence Level Rating: 2 (Good) The management of depression and anxiety during pregnancy is challenging, especially considering that they affect...
Feb 23rd- Asthmatic women were more likely to experience spontaneous abortion than healthy women. Image: CC/JHeilman 1. Asthmatic women were more likely to experience spontaneous abortion than healthy women. 2. Maternal age, teratogenic medications, hypertension and diabetes mellitus were also associated with increased odds of spontaneous abortion. This retrospective cohort study evaluated...