Definition of Pregnancy, dangerous drugs during

Pregnancy, dangerous drugs during: A teratogen is an agent that can disturb the development of the embryo or fetus. Teratogens halt the pregnancy or produce a congenital malformation (a birth defect). Classes of teratogens include radiation, maternal infections, chemicals, and drugs.

Drugs that are capable of acting as teratogens include:

Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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