Tag Archives: Safe

Efavirenz in pregnancy is at least as safe as other antiretrovirals

The European Pregnancy and Paediatric HIV Cohort Collaboration includes data from 24,963 pregnancies ending in singleton live births between 2002 and 2015. Cohorts in Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Ukraine and the United Kingdom provided data. In 1200 pregnancies (4.8%), the mother received efavirenz at the time… Read More »

Are Complementary Medications Safe for Treating Headache or Migraine During Pregnancy? – Neurology Advisor

December 20, 2018 Share this content: Women with headache or migraine during pregnancy had worse health-related quality of life. Results from a recent retrospective observational study published in Complementary Therapies in Medicine highlighted the effect of headache or migraine on quality of life among pregnant women, their use of both conventional medicine and complementary and alternative medicine… Read More »

Are supplements safe and do they work?

The story of a man who ended up needing a liver transplant after taking green tea capsules has brought the topic of dietary supplements back into the news. What are some of the dangers of supplements and what are the health benefits? When Jim McCants started taking green tea pills he had hoped he was… Read More »