Monday February 19th 2018

Study: Higher dose of anti-seizure drug during pregnancy may increase baby’s risk of cleft lip, palate

Taking a higher dose of topiramate during the first three months of pregnancy may increase a baby’s risk of cleft lip or cleft palate more than when taking a lower dose, according to a study published in the December 27, 2017, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Study: Higher dose of anti-seizure drug during pregnancy may increase baby’s risk of cleft lip, palate

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