Medication use during pregnancy for neurologic conditions

J. Gilmore, P. B. Pennell, B. J. Stern

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Care of the pregnant patient is challenging because of the multiple physiologic changes associated with pregnancy and the need to consider the impact of any intervention on the fetus. This article addresses management issues that arise while caring for patients with epilepsy, eclampsia, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and headache. An emphasis is placed on considerations involving medication use and approaches to patient care are suggested.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)189-206
Number of pages18
JournalNeurologic clinics
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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