Drugs in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

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  • Breastfeeding and Maternal Medication(PDF file)
        World Health Organization, 2002
  • InfantRisk
        Thomas W. Hale, R.Ph. Ph.D.
  • Common Drugs of Abuse National Institute on Drug Abuse web site for physicians and other health professionals.
  • DART Database Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology Database - References to developmental and reproductive toxicology literature.
  • Drugs in Breastmilk West Midlands Regional Medicines Information Services guide is based on information compiled by the Trent and West Midlands Medicines Information Services. It contains a summary of the significance of the excretion of the commonly used drugs via breast milk, and their absorption by the infant.
  • Drugs in Pregnancy Motherisk's published studies on the safety or risk of specific drugs during pregnancy
  • Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk Classic text by  Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Yaffe S.J.
  • Drug Monographs  Referenced information on specific medications and vaccine use in pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • Drugs, Pregnancy, and Lactation Archive of Ob.Gyn.News articles written by Lee Cohen, Gerald G. Briggs, and Gideon Koren.
  • Drug Safety in Lactation
     Presciber Update
  • FDA Use in Pregnancy Ratings
    LactMed -Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed) - A peer-reviewed and fully referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Among the data included are maternal and infant levels of drugs, possible effects on breastfed infants and on lactation, and alternate drugs to consider.
  • Medications and Diagnostic Agents in Pregnancy List of links from the OBfocus directory.
  • MotherToBaby (Organization of Teratology Information Specialists) has compiled "fact sheets" on various exposures of concern. Fact Sheets answer frequently asked questions about exposures during pregnancy.
  • OBPharmacopoeia
  • Office of Dietary Supplements
  • Physicians Desk Reference Package insert information on prescription drugs.
  • Prescription Drugs of Choice During Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Drug Registries
  • Reprotox
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      Downlaod Acrobat Reader


    1. Pregnancy & Lactation Labeling. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 10/27/2009 .Accesssed 1/27/09

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