Reproductive safety and fetal risk of drugs


  • А. Г. Ципкун Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine



pregnant, fetus, teratogenesis, teratogenic properties of drugs


An article about the safe use of drugs during pregnancy. Describes the most signifi cant steps of development of ideas about the impact of drugs on the fetus, the brief history of their classifi cation and the list of drugs of diff erent pharmacological groups, depending on the degree of risk and the level of adverse eff ects on the fetus. Presents current data on the results of a study of some mechanisms of medication teratogenesis.

Author Biography

А. Г. Ципкун, Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine

MD, professor, Head of the Laboratory and Research Department


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