Uppsala Reports Long Reads – Ending the pregnant pause
Most women are prescribed some form of medication during their pregnancy. Yet we know very little about the safety of those medicines when they’re used during pregnancy or breastfeeding. New collaborative efforts are now underway to plug that knowledge gap.
Tune in to find out:
- Why clinical trials often fail to include pregnant and breastfeeding women
- What the lack of safety information means for women who need medicines during pregnancy and breastfeeding
- How new multi-disciplinary initiatives are planning to boost pharmacovigilance activities related to pregnancy and lactation
Want to know more?
Read how EUROmediCAT plans to evaluate the safety of medicines in pregnancy in relation to the risk of congenital anomalies.
Find out how ConcePTION wants to help women make informed decisions about the medications they need before, during and after pregnancy.
- Lareb’s survey of pregnancy-related pharmacovigilance activities
- the history of women’s involvement in clinical trials
- the ethical debate surrounding the inclusion of pregnant women in research
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