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Female reproductive toxicity -- antineoplastic drugs

Female reproductive toxicity -- antineoplastic drugs: Introduction

Female reproductive toxicity -- antineoplastic drugs: There is some evidence which indicates that some women exposed to anticancer drugs may suffer adverse effects as a result. The exposure may occur through the obvious route of having to take the drug to treat cancer but may also inadvertently occur in workplace environments which involves handling the anticancer drugs - e.g. pharmacists who mix the drugs or nursing staff who administer the drug. Spills and improper handling of the substance are the most likely scenarios for inadvertent exposure. The dental, medical and veterinary occupational settings are most common sources of exposure. Spontaneous abortion and birth defects are some of the possible adverse effects. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Female reproductive toxicity -- antineoplastic drugs is available below.

Symptoms of Female reproductive toxicity -- antineoplastic drugs

  • Increased risk of spontaneous abortion
  • Increased risk of birth defects
  • Increased risk of infertility
  • Increased risk of ectopic pregnancy
  • Increased risk of low birth weight
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Female reproductive toxicity -- antineoplastic drugs

  • Exposure avoidance including strategies such as public education for the public and pregnant mothers, legislation to ban teratogenic agents, research and warnings on medications, and appropriate workplace strategies to minimise exposure for workers at risk
  • Avoidance, cessation or reduction of potentially harmful medications in or prior to pregnancy
  • Management of sub-fertility and spontaneous abortion
  • Surveillance and appropriate obstetric management of pregnancies where the mother has been exposed to potentially teratogenic agents
  • Appropriate neonatal and ongoing surveillance and care for affected babies and children
  • more treatments...»

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