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Is there any safe anticonvulsant I can use when pregnant?

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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Depends

There are only few meds 100% safe in pregnancies.
All others carry some risks. In the anticonvulsive therapy always the benefits should be weighted against the risk of neural tube defects. Discuss all these details with a maternal fetal medicine specialist.

In brief: Depends

There are only few meds 100% safe in pregnancies.
All others carry some risks. In the anticonvulsive therapy always the benefits should be weighted against the risk of neural tube defects. Discuss all these details with a maternal fetal medicine specialist.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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