Flashcards in Prescribing in Pregnancy Deck (13):
Describe how folic acid should be prescribed prior to pregnancy in an otherwise healthy women trying for a baby
Folic acid 400mcg from 3 months prior and the first 3 months of pregnancy
What is the period in the pregnancy when there is the greatest teratogenic risk?
4th - 11th week
Which two antiepileptics should be avoided in pregnancy?
Sodium valporate Phenytoin
What three antihypertensives are safe in pregnancy?
Which is the safest drug to use for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy?
A women has a UTI is the 1st trimester of pregnancy. What drug should be used?
A women has a UTI is the 2nd trimester of pregnancy. What drug should be used?
A women has a UTI is the 3rd trimester of pregnancy. What drug should be used?
What is the treatment for pyelonephritis is pregnancy?
In the UK what is the leading cause of maternal death?
Venous thrombo embolism
What drug should pregnant women be treated with if they have a high risk of a veous thrombo embolism?
Which drug suppresses lactation?