TITLE

Does folic acid reduce the congenital dangers of antiepileptics?

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Contemporary OB/GYN;Mar2008, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on the efficacy of folic acid in reducing the congenital dangers of antiepileptic drugs. It references a study by D. Kjaer et al published in a 2008 issue of the "British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology." The findings suggest that folic acid may reduce the likelihood of congenital abnormalities by about 15 percent in children exposed to antiepileptics during the first trimester of pregnancy.
ACCESSION #
31437077

 

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