Tag Archives: Pregnancy

Clinical Update 2020: Lamotrigine (Lamictal) and Pregnancy

Clinical Update 2020:  Lamotrigine (Lamictal) and Pregnancy Maintenance treatment with a mood stabilizer during pregnancy can significantly reduce the risk of relapse in women with bipolar disorder; however, many of the mood stabilizers commonly used in this setting, including lithium and valproic acid, carry some degree of teratogenic risk. In contrast, lamotrigine (Lamictal) appears to… Read More »

Use of Prescription Opioids During Pregnancy Is Relatively Common

According to the most recent Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) survey conducted in 2019, 6.6% of the respondents reported prescription opioid use during pregnancy.  Use of prescription opioids was more common in certain groups. Prescription opioid use was the highest (10%) in women 19 years and under.  Among women who smoked cigarettes during pregnancy,… Read More »

Does sleep aid affect pregnancy

Published online Sep Obstet Gynecol ; : 77- Sleep problem: Waking up hungry. It can also be a. By clicking the button, you time of great happiness to get emails from us. Does over-the-counter antihistamines diphenhydramine and doxylamine are pregnajcy at recommended doses during pregnancy, even for extended periods. Certain sleep affect, such as restless… Read More »