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Aspirin -- Teratogenic Agent

Aspirin -- Teratogenic Agent: Introduction

Aspirin -- Teratogenic Agent: Aspirin (or acetylsalicylic acid) works in part by suppressing the production of prostaglandins, hormone-like substances that have wide-ranging roles ... more about Aspirin -- Teratogenic Agent.

Aspirin -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Aspirin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Aspirin -- Teratogenic Agent is available below.

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Treatments for Aspirin -- Teratogenic Agent

  • Exposure avoidance including strategies such as public education for 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
  • 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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Aspirin (or acetylsalicylic acid) works in part by suppressing the production of prostaglandins, hormone-like substances that have wide-ranging roles throughout the body, such as stimulating uterine contractions, regulating body temperature and blood vessel constriction, and helping blood clotting. (Source: excerpt from Aspirin -- Ibuprofen -- Acetaminophen: NWHIC)

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  1. Aspirin -- Teratogenic Agent: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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