PHARMACY AND PREGNANCY: A REVIEWAbstract
Pregnancy is a state of double danger i.e. any drug that a pregnant woman takes can easily cross placenta and can produce a teratogenic effects on fetus. It can interfere with normal embryonic or fetal development and induce abnormal post natal structure or function. Teratogens alter the genetic function of fetus. This review provides practitioners with summary of information regarding teratology risks for drugs, chemical exposure during pregnancy.
Aditi Thakur*, Harman Kaur Gill , Ajay Sharma , Nipun Mahajan and Shruti Rawal
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Lovely School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara- 144402 Punjab, India
24 April, 2011
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