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Pharmacology in pregnancy 

Pharmacology in pregnancy
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Pharmacology in pregnancy
Author(s):

Dawn L. Adamson

, Mandish K. Dhanjal

, and Catherine Nelson-Piercy

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199574308.003.0117
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date: 16 July 2018

General principles 250

Beta-blockers in pregnancy 258

Antibiotics with adverse effects during pregnancy 259

The physiological changes of pregnancy affect drug:

absorption

action

metabolism

Greatest risk of drug-induced congenital malformations occurs during weeks 3–11 when fetal organogenesis occurs. This is complete by the end of the first trimester...

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