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Drugs for Pregnant and Lactating Women, 2nd Edition, by Carl P. Weiner, MD, MBA, FACOG, and Catalin Buhimschi, MD, is a must-have reference that details how virtually all of today's drugs and herbal supplements interact with pregnancy and lactation. Updated thoroughly and covering nearly 2,000 substances, the new edition explains whether each drug is FDA-approved for use by expecting or nursing mothers...is known to be safe for use...or is known to pose a danger. An alphabetical organization by both trade and generic name...a special index listing drugs by category...and an easy-to-read page format make reference more efficient. As an Expert Consult title, it now includes fully searchable convenient online access to the complete contents of the book at www.expertconsult.com.


Key Features:-

  • Describes each substance's mechanism of action, side effects, drug-drug interactions, dosage, cost o
  • Indicates not only whether the FDA has approved a drug based on clinical trials, but also whether th
  • Includes over-the-counter drugs and alternative medications as well as prescription drugs, to give y
  • Features an alphabetical organization by both trade and generic name...a special index listing drugs
  • Uses an eye-catching icon to highlight known teratogens.
  • Examines new drugs that have been introduced to the market since the publication of the previous edi

More Details about Drugs for Pregnant and Lactating Women 2e (Hard Back)

General Information  
Author(s)Weiner
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition2
ISBN9781416040132
Pages1120
BindingHard Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2009