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Drugs During Pregnancy and Lactation
Treatment Options and Risk Assessment 
Third Edition (2014)

Edited by

Christof Schaefer

Berlin Institute for Clinical Teratology and Drug Risk Assessment
in Pregnancy, Charité-University Clinic Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Paul Peters
 Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center Utrecht (UMCU),
Utrecht, The Netherlands

Richard K. Miller
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester, New York, USA


Drugs During Pregnancy and Lactation, Third Edition is a quick and reliable reference

for all those working in disciplines related to fertility, pregnancy, lactation, child health

and human genetics who prescribe or deliver medicinal products, and to those who

evaluate health and safety risks. Each chapter contains twofold information regarding

drugs that are appropriate for prescription during pregnancy and an assessment of

the risk of a drug when exposure during pregnancy has already occurred. Thoroughly

updated with current regulations, references to the latest pharmacological data, and

new medicinal products, this edition is a comprehensive resource covering the latest

knowledge and findings related to drugs during lactation and pregnancy.


Key Features

• Provides evidence-based recommendations to help clinicians make appropriate
• Uniquely organized and structured according to drug class and treatment
indications to offer authoritative clinical content on potential adverse effects
• Highlights new research developments from primary sources about working
mechanism of substances that cause developmental disorders


Hardcover: 918 pages
Publisher: Academic Press; 3 edition (December 10, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0124080782
ISBN-13: 978-0124080782