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Maternal psychostimulant use linked to small increases in risk of adverse birth outcomes | News for Doctor, Nurse, Pharmacist | Neurology | MIMS Malaysia
 

Maternal psychostimulant use linked to small increases in risk of adverse birth outcomes | News for Doctor, Nurse, Pharmacist | Neurology | MIMS Malaysia

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Maternal psychostimulant use linked to small increases in risk of adverse birth outcomes | MIMS Malaysia
 
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23 Nov 2017 - General
 
This is a positive and reassuring news for expecting mothers who are using psychostimulants for treatment of psychiatric disturbance such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. It is also important to note that the psychostimulant methylphenidate is a treatment option for those who have multiple sclerosis that are experiencing chronic fatigue. This article guides in advising patients not to discontinue psychostimulant use during pregnancy as it has an insignificant effect of increasing adv...
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