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Drugs for epilepsy have teratogenic risks

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7193.1289a (Published 08 May 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1289
  1. Elisabeth M Rosser, Consultant,
  2. Louise C Wilson, Consultant (L.Wilson@ich.ucl.ac.uk)
  1. Unit for Clinical Genetics, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH

    EDITOR—We would like to draw attention to the fact that no anticonvulsant has been shown to be without risk to the fetus in pregnancy.1 Associations with neural tube defects and facial clefts are well recognised, but congenital abnormalities alone are a crude indicator of …

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