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medicines in pregnancy


Constipation is a common presentation in pharmacy, with many causes and different treatment and management options available, including diet and lifestyle modification and pharmacotherapies. The presenters of this two-episode podcast …

Pregnant women with morning sickness report being denied doxylamine and ondansetron by pharmacists, new Australian survey reveals A recent Australian survey of 249 women found approximately one in four reported …

Inconsistent messaging and advice from healthcare providers has been found to negatively impact women’s adherence with aspirin in pregnancy. All healthcare providers, including pharmacists, play an important role in accurately …

Pharmacists can assist women in the preconception period by screening for medication issues, optimising chronic disease management and counselling on nutritional supplementation. By Rachel Morrison MPharm(Hons), BPharmSci, Resource Development Pharmacist, …

Sodium valproate is contra-indicated in pregnancy in Australia and New Zealand, unless there is no suitable alternative option. However, sodium valproate is still being prescribed for women of childbearing age. …

Pregnant or breastfeeding women may experience common ailments in general and specific to pregnancy. However, their options of available medications to treat those ailments are limited, because many medications have …