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Peer Reviewed Journals
Neurotoxicology and Teratology
Teratology: The International Journal of Abnormal Development, Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Drug Compendiums and Indexes
The following reference books include general pharmacology
and prescribing information on drugs. Such information is
essential when a physician is deciding whether or not to treat a
pregnant or lactating woman with a particular medication. Some
of these references provide pregnancy risk information; however,
this is usually in the form of a legal disclaimer that does
little to help the clinician assess pregnancy risks associated
with use of a particular drug. We strongly discourage quoting
pregnancy risks from these books to patients. Doing so
frequently provokes unnecessary anxiety and usually does not
provide a balanced view of the risk from the patient’s
Drug Facts and Comparisons® St. Louis, Mo.: Fact and Comparisons, 2007.
Gilman AG, Rall TW, Nies AS, Taylor P (eds). Goodman and Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 11th ed. New York: Pergamon Press, 2006.
Physician’s Desk Reference, 62nd ed. Montvale, NJ: Medical Economics Data, 2008.
Reynolds JEF, Parfitt K, Parsons AV, Sweetman SC (eds). Martindale: The Extra Pharmacopeia, 32nd ed. London: Pharmaceutical Press, 1999.
USP DI (USP Dispensing Information), Volume 1. Drug Information for the Health Care Professional, 26th ed. Rockville, Md.: The US Pharmacopeial Convention, 2005.
Department of Pediatrics
University of Washington