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teratogen

[tə′rad·ə·jən]
(medicine)
An agent causing formation of a congenital anomaly or monstrosity.
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The report by Crider and colleagues, however, was even more worrisome with respect to the possible teratogenicity of this antibiotic.
In another study, several mechanisms of teratogenicity have been postulated but with uncertainty.
In addition, teratogenicity assay is the measure of the teratogenic effect (developmental defects) of a certain drugs to the embryo [8].
Effect of folic acid on vitamin A induced cardiac teratogenicity in albino mice.
Our patient was started on phenobarbitone at 24 weeks of gestation and teratogenicity was not a concern.
At this time, more than 400 patients are enrolled in the registry, which began in 2011 in an effort to build a definitive database on teratogenicity and atypicals in pregnancy.
Key words: Euphorbia helioscopia, Chicken Embryo, Mice, Teratogenicity, ToxicityINTRODUCTION
Revised and updated, this edition includes the drugs perampanel and retigabine (ezogabine), updated pharmacokinetic interactions, suggested pediatric dosing schedules for several drugs, discussion of bone health and vitamin D monitoring and supplementation for selected drugs, additional adverse effects and recommended precautions and monitoring, and information on teratogenicity in the sections on pregnancy.
There is still uncertainty about the mechanism of teratogenicity of VPA.
In part, because of concerns about the teratogenicity of topiramate, Qysmia has been designated a category X drug, and specific pregnancy prevention measures in the form of a Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) have been put in place.