> The use of drugs in pregnancy

In the period preconcezionale and during the pregnancy is to be respected, with more attention usually, the fundamental rule of use a medicine only if really necessary and if recommended by your doctor.

During the consulting preconcezionale the woman should tell the doctor all of the medicines used, the più or less regularly, to get advise on whether and how to continue to take them.

In table 2 are the drugs potentially harmful to the development of a fetus: their use should be discussed with your doctor.

As you can see, the dangerous drugs are few and intended, for the più, to specific diseases. the

Table 2: List of drugs potentially harmful during the period embryonic


  • Warfarin (anticoagulant used for prolonged therapy)
  • the

  • valproic Acid, carbamazepine, and phenytoin (antiepileptic drugs)
  • the

  • Hormones to action, androgenic (rarely used)
  • the

  • Isotretinoin (used for severe forms of acne, and diseases of the skin)
  • the

  • Lithium (medication in the case of psychiatric disorders)
  • the

  • Vitamin A (as a supplement to daily doses (very high)

Small dictionary Antibodies molecules that appear in the blood after the body is come into contact with something that he recognized as a stranger Embryo: the product of conception up to eight weeks of intrauterine life

Screenshotsà: the transmission of some biological characters from parents to offspring, through the generations

Fetus: the product of conception from the beginning of the ninth week of intrauterine life at birth

Genetic: that concerns the origin, the formation, reproduction, and the screenshotsà of biological

Microgram: a millionth of a gram

Pregnancy low risk: the information contained in the video, così as the text of the song correspond to, and reflect recommendations taken from the guidelines of the schools of the Sanità international.


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