Use of antidepressants during pregnancy and the risk of spontaneous abortion
- Gestational Exposure to Antidepressants and the Risk of Spontaneous Abortion: A Review. Broy, Perrine; Bérard, Anick // Current Drug Delivery;Jan2010, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p76
Background. Although the relationship between antidepressant use during pregnancy and its adverse effects has been widely investigated, very few studies have evaluated the impact of antidepressant use during pregnancy on the risk of spontaneous abortion. We present an overview of the evidence...
- Antibiotics for premature rupture of membranes. // Caribbean Health;Oct2001, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p34
The article discusses the study which examines the effects of antibiotic treatment to pregnancy. A total of 4826 women with preterm, prelabour rupture of membranes were randomized with erythromycin, co-amoxiclav, both drugs, or placebo. Unlike the co-amoxiclav, the study shows that erythromycin...
- Antibiotics for preterm labour. // Caribbean Health;Oct2001, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p35
The article discusses the study which examines the effects of antibiotics given for preterm labour with intact membranes. Nearly 6300 women in spontaneous preterm labour with intact membranes were randomized to antibiotic or placebo. The study shows that the antibiotic group had higher incidence...
- Antipsychotic use in pregnancy: no major perinatal risk. // Reactions Weekly;May2015, Vol. 1552 Issue 1, p9
The article discusses studies which showed that using antipsychotic drugs during pregnancy is not associated with maternal or perinatal risks, referencing research published in the May 13, 2015 issue of the journal "BMJ."
- Recurrent pregnancy loss in patients with thyroid dysfunction. Sarkar, Debanjali // Indian Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism;Dec2012 Supplement, Vol. 16, pS350
Purpose of the Review: Thyroid disturbances are common in women during their reproductive years. Thyroid dysfunction interferes with human reproductive physiology, reduces the likelihood of pregnancy and adversely affects pregnancy outcome, thus becoming relevant in the algorithm of reproductive...
- Q FEVER AND PREGNANCY. Quijada, Santiago González // Electronic Journal of Biomedicine;2012, Issue 1, p1
The author reflects on the risk associated by Q fever in pregnant women. He talks about a study which reveals the association between serology titers compatible with active or Q fever infections and miscarriage in the province of Burgos, Spain. He also suggests the need for a clinical trial that...
- BPA could cause miscarriages. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;10/23/2013, pA02
The chemical found in plastic containers and cans has been linked to reproductive and other problems. A new study by Stanford showed that women with high BPA levels were 80% more likely to have a first-trimester miscarriage than those with lower levels. BPA is structurally similar to estrogen,...
- ABORTION EFFECTS. J. B. // World (0888157X);9/19/2015, Vol. 30 Issue 19, p54
The article reports that pregnancy interruption in the first trimester has similar risk of complications to multiple abortions or miscarriages that can lead to increased risk of complications including pre-term birth and vaginal bleeding.
- Ketamine-like Antidepressant: Easy Come, Easy Go. Breindl, Anette // BioWorld Today;12/17/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 243, Special section p2
The article focuses on a study published in the December 1, 2012 issue of "Biological Psychiatry" which examined the side-effects associated with a ketamine-like antidepressant.