December 08, 2014
Resources for Drug Safety During Pregnancy
Two thirds of women take prescription medications during pregnancy or breast feeding. This still causes anxiety and misunderstanding regarding whether the medications may harm the fetus or cause a birth defect.
Therefore, there are key medication considerations for: analgesics and anti-inflammatories, antibiotics, local anesthetics, sedatives and emergency medications.
An excellent online resource regarding drug safety during pregnancy is Breast feeding online.
Robert G. Tupac, DDS, FACP, Inc.
Diplomat, American Board of Prosthodontics
5060 California Ave., #170
Bakersfield, CA 93309