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Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk (Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation)

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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.

Synopsis:

Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation is an A-Z listing of drugs by generic name. Each monograph is a careful and exhaustive summary of the literature as it relates to drugs and their known or possible effects to the fetus in pregnancy and to the baby through lacation. Each monograph is templated to include generic US name, Pharmacologic class, Risk factor, Fetal risk summary, Breast feeding, and References. This edition includes access to the entire contents of the book, which will be updated quarterly, initially.

Synopsis:

Thoroughly updated, with 127 new drug entries, the Eighth Edition of this popular reference provides practical, reliable information on over 1,175 drugs commonly prescribed to pregnant or lactating women. Each drug monograph summarizes potential side effects on the embryo and fetus and drug passage to the nursing infant. FDA Risk Factor ratings for each drug are included. Drugs are listed alphabetically and indexed by generic, domestic, and foreign trade names. Recommendations for pregnancy and breastfeeding are listed at the top of each drug review to provide for quick reference.

This edition places special emphasis on drug-induced developmental toxicity, taking dosage into consideration wherever possible. Coverage includes more herbal medicines and nutritional supplements used by women. Summary paragraphs have been added to most drug reviews. This edition also has a full-color design.

A companion Website offers the fully searchable text and links to the Briggs Update newsletter.

Table of Contents

 Contents
Foreword Roger K. Freeman, MD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii
Preface Gerald G. Briggs, BPharm, FCCP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ix
Introduction Sumner J. Yaffe, MD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xv
Instructions for Use of the Reference Guide. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .xix
Monographs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1615
Appendix. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1616
Index. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1633

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untousachildisborn, December 23, 2011 (view all comments by untousachildisborn)
I'm a WIC Breastfeeding peer counselor and this is the book would be a godsend in helping my pregnant moms and breastfeeding moms.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781608317080
Subtitle:
A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk
Author:
Briggs, Gerald G.
Author:
Yaffe, Sumner J.
Author:
Briggs, Gerald
Author:
Freeman, Roger K.
Publisher:
LWW
Subject:
Family & General Practice
Subject:
Education & Training
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Pharmacology
Subject:
Gynecology & Obstetrics
Edition Description:
Ninth
Publication Date:
20110329
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Pages:
1728
Dimensions:
8.38 x 10.88 in

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Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation is an A-Z listing of drugs by generic name. Each monograph is a careful and exhaustive summary of the literature as it relates to drugs and their known or possible effects to the fetus in pregnancy and to the baby through lacation. Each monograph is templated to include generic US name, Pharmacologic class, Risk factor, Fetal risk summary, Breast feeding, and References. This edition includes access to the entire contents of the book, which will be updated quarterly, initially.
"Synopsis" by ,

Thoroughly updated, with 127 new drug entries, the Eighth Edition of this popular reference provides practical, reliable information on over 1,175 drugs commonly prescribed to pregnant or lactating women. Each drug monograph summarizes potential side effects on the embryo and fetus and drug passage to the nursing infant. FDA Risk Factor ratings for each drug are included. Drugs are listed alphabetically and indexed by generic, domestic, and foreign trade names. Recommendations for pregnancy and breastfeeding are listed at the top of each drug review to provide for quick reference.

This edition places special emphasis on drug-induced developmental toxicity, taking dosage into consideration wherever possible. Coverage includes more herbal medicines and nutritional supplements used by women. Summary paragraphs have been added to most drug reviews. This edition also has a full-color design.

A companion Website offers the fully searchable text and links to the Briggs Update newsletter.

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