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Zopiclone use during pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10660786     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
QUESTION: One of my patients, whom I had treated with a 2-week course of zopiclone for insomnia, conceived while using the medication. She is concerned. How should I advise her?
ANSWER: Based on available, albeit limited, evidence, zopiclone does not appear to be a major human teratogen.
O Diav-Citrin; B Okotore; K Lucarelli; G Koren
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian family physician Médecin de famille canadien     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0008-350X     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Fam Physician     Publication Date:  2000 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-02-23     Completed Date:  2000-02-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0120300     Medline TA:  Can Fam Physician     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  63-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Drug-Induced
Azabicyclo Compounds
Hypnotics and Sedatives / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Piperazines / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Pregnancy Complications / chemically induced*
Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders / drug therapy*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Azabicyclo Compounds; 0/Hypnotics and Sedatives; 0/Piperazines; 43200-80-2/zopiclone

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