Thursday, December 31, 2009

FDA to Study Meds Taken During Pregnancy

Reuters reports that the FDA announced on Wednesday that it will be collaborating with other researchers on a new study called the Medication Exposure in Pregnancy Risk Evaluation Program. The research will investigate the safety of medications taken during pregnancy. Gerald Dal Pan, a director at the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said the findings "will provide valuable information for patients and physicians when making decisions about medication during pregnancy."

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