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Anti-infectives: Antibacterials

Motherisk Research

  • Paediatr Drugs. 2001;3(11):803-16.
    Einarson A, Shuhaiber S, Koren G: Effects of antibacterials on the unborn child: what is known and how should this influence prescribing.
  • Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapeutics 1998 Jun;42(6):1336-1339
    Loebstein R et al: Pregnancy outcome following gestational exposure to fluoroquinolones: a multicenter prospective controlled study.
  • Fundament Clin Pharmacol 9: 503-507, 1995.
    Ben David S, Einarson T, Nulman I, Pastuszak A, Koren G: The safety of nitrofurantoin during the first trimester of pregnancy: a meta-analysis.
  • Koren G: Antibiotics and the premature neonate.
    Ped Trauma & Acute Care 3: 16, 1990.
  • Koren G: Exposure of the embryo and fetus to antimicrobial agents.
    In: Antimicrobial therapy in infants and children. (Koren G, Prober C, Gold R, editors). Marcel Dekker, NY 89-98, 1988.
  • Obstet Gynecol 84: 535-538, 1994.
    Berkovitch M, Pastuszak A, Gazarian M, Lewis M, Koren G: Safety of the new quinolones in pregnancy.
  • Can Fam Phys 42: 245-246, 1996.
    Koren G: Can pregnant patients safely take nitrofurantoin?
  • Use of the new quinolones during pregnancy
    Koren G: Use of the new quinolones during pregnancy. Can J Family Physicians 42: 1097-1099, 1996.
  • Am J Perinatol. 1998;15(9):523-5
    Einarson A, Phillips E, Mawji F, D'Alimonte D, Schick B, Addis A, Mastroiacova P, Mazzone T, Matsui D, Koren G: A prospective controlled multicentre study of clarithromycin in pregnancy.
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