UKTIS information summaries (monographs) - disclaimer statement
UKTIS produces reviews on specific medications, chemicals and other exposures in pregnancy. These monographs offer an overview of available published and unpublished information regarding specific medication, chemical and other exposures in pregnancy, and include a summary of outcome data collected by UKTIS for the respective exposure. These documents are not intended to replace the care and advice of a health care provider. Access to full UKTIS monographs is available free of charge to NHS health care professional at www.toxbase.org (registration is required). Open access to UKTIS monographs summaries is availablehere.
Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in the monographs is accurate and up-to-date. However we cannot cover every eventuality and UKTIS cannot be held responsible for any adverse outcome as a result of the information provided.
It is important to be aware that there is a background incidence of congenital malformation (2-3%) and spontaneous abortion (10-20%) irrespective of any drug or chemical exposure. The final decision regarding which treatment is used for an individual patient remains the clinical responsibility of the prescriber.
Patients who have been exposed to a drug or chemical in pregnancy and would like further information can:
Contact their GP, hospital doctor, midwife or community pharmacist who can contact UKTIS on their behalf
Visit NHS Choices, the official NHS website which includes reliable health related information on a range of topics