Medication -induced neural tube defects- a scoping review

Motherisk Int J 2020;1;25   Gideon Koren MD FRCPC FACMT(1,2), Asher Ornoy MD(1,3) Adelson School of Medicine, Ariel University (1) Motherisk International program (2), Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem Israel 40700 gidiup_2000@yahoo.com Tel 9272587194777 ¬†   Abstract Over the last 40 years a large body of research has examined potential correlations between neural tube…

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Women using antiepileptic drugs: How much folic acid per day is sufficient?

Motherisk Int J 2020;1;22   Yusuf Cem Kaplan MD (1), Gideon Koren MD (2, 3) Independent Researcher, Berlin, Germany (1), Adelson Faculty of Medicine, Ariel University (2) and Motherisk Israel Program (3)   Question: I have a patient who has been receiving lamotrigine for her focal onset seizures. She is considering pregnancy and asked me…

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High-Dose Gestational Folic Acid and the Risk for Autism? The Birth Order Effect

Motherisk Int J 2020;1:1 Gideon Koren MD, Motherisk Israel Program and Ariel University; Address for Correspondence: Gideon Koren MD FRCPC FACMT Clinical Pharmacology Program, Shamir Hospital, and Adelson Faculty of Medicine, Ariel Univeristy, Isral Tel 972 587194777 gidiup_2000@yahoo.com     Abstract: Question: Recent publications suggested that high dose folic acid is associated with increased risk…

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