Flashcards in Reproduction Deck (18):
Is warfarin contraindicated in breastfeeding?
Is labetalol contraindicated in breast feeding?
Is tetracycline contraindicated in breastfeeding?
Can cause discolouration of infants teeth
Is amoxicillin contraindicated in breastfeeding?
Is amitriptyline contraindicated in breastfeeding?
What investigation os first line for heavy menstrual bleeding?
FBC - check for anaemia
What is the most appropriate investigation for intermenstrual and postcoital bleeding?
Endocervical swab for chlamydia
What investigations are essential for diagnosing HELLP in pre-eclampsia?
U and Es
What happens to maternal BP during pregnancy?
Decreases in 2nd trimester, reining to prepregnancy level by the 3rd trimester
In what way do CO and GRF change during pregnancy?
Increase by 30-50%
In what way does erythropoiesis change during pregnancy?
Increases by 25%
Hb reduced by dilution
Diagnosis: Foetal distress with relatively small intrapartum bleed following rupture of membranes
Which drug can reduce the contraceptive efficacy of the COCP?
Phenytoin --> induces liver enzymes
What is the most appropriate oral treatment for endometriosis?
COCP (any treatment that reduces menstruation)
When should folic acid supplementation be taken in pregnancy?
Early pregnancy (before closure of neural tube)
When should vitamin D supplementation be taken in pregnancy?
Throughout pregnancy and during breastfeeding (prevents rickets in the newborn)
When should ferrous sulphate be taken in pregnancy?
If iron deficiency anaemia is present