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Antiepileptic Drugs in Pregnancy 

Antiepileptic Drugs in Pregnancy
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Antiepileptic Drugs in Pregnancy
Author(s):

Ali A. Asadi-Pooya

and Michael R. Sperling

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190214968.003.0009
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date: 23 August 2019

Due to the potential for teratogenesis and other problems, the risks and benefits of antiepileptic drug (AED) therapy should be weighed carefully in pregnant women or in women of childbearing potential. Pregnancy should be planned in a patient receiving AEDs so that appropriate measures can be taken in advance.

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