Published in Women's Health Weekly, January 13th, 2005
"Epilepsy is the most common neurologic disorder that requires continuous treatment during pregnancy, and antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) are one of the most frequent chronic teratogen exposures," wrote P.B. Pennell, Emory University, Atlanta.
According to their article, "Up to 10% of infants exposed to AEDs in utero will have features of the fetal anticonvulsant syndrome, including minor anomalies, major congenital malformations, intrauterine growth retardation, cognitive dysfunction, microcephaly, and infant...
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