Medication use

Medication use

Caafimaadka iyo naasnuujinta

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Somali
Translated Title: 
Medicines and breastfeeding (Somali)
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Online
Publisher: 
The Royal Women's Hospital, Well Women's Services
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Australia

Provides general advice to mothers who are breastfeeding and taking medication and discusses the potential risks in passing harmful drugs onto a baby through breast milk, in Somali.

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Medicines and breastfeeding (Tigrinya)

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Tigrinya
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Online
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The Royal Women's Hospital, Well Women's Services
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Australia

Provides general advice to mothers who are breastfeeding and taking medication and discusses the potential risks in passing harmful drugs onto a baby through breast milk, in Tigrinya.

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Ilaclar ve emzirme

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Turkish
Translated Title: 
Medicines and breastfeeding (Turkish)
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Online
Publisher: 
The Royal Women's Hospital, Well Women's Services
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Australia

Provides general advice to mothers who are breastfeeding and taking medication and discusses the potential risks in passing harmful drugs onto a baby through breast milk, in Turkish.

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Medicines and breastfeeding (Vietnamese)

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Vietnamese
Translated Title: 
Viec uong thuoc va cho con bu sua me
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Online
Publisher: 
The Royal Women's Hospital, Well Women's Services
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Australia

Provides general advice to mothers who are breastfeeding and taking medication and discusses the potential risks in passing harmful drugs onto a baby through breast milk, in Vietnamese.

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Don't swallow everything you hear about women's health

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Kathleen O'Grady
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses women and medications.

Cancer drug warrants healthy skepticism

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English
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Online
Author: 
Alan Cassels
Publisher: 
Common Ground
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at Herceptin, a new breast cancer drug, and debunks some of the myths surrounding this 'wonder drug.'

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Psychiatric Medication Awareness Group

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Provides information to psychiatric medication users and their families about the potential risks of psychiatric drugs, about withdrawing safely from psychiatric medications, and about recovery. Educates health professionals and the public about the risks of psychiatric medications.

Contact Info
Email Address: 
info@psychmedaware.org
Street Address: 
PO Box 156
City: 
Duncan
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V9L 3X3

What people need to know about psychiatric drugs

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
E. Daisy Anderson
Janet Currie
Publisher: 
Psychiatric Medication Awareness Group
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Duncan, BC

Reviews the major categories of psychiatric drugs, the commons uses of these drugs and the problems that can result from taking them, including dependency and addiction.

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Includes bibliographical references.

A hard pill to swallow

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English
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Online
Author: 
Wendy Mesley
Publisher: 
CBC Marketplace
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the health risks associated with Diane-35, a drug to treat severe acne, yet marketed as a bill control pill.

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CBC

The expectant mother's guide to prescription and nonprescription drugs, vitamins, home remedies, and herbal products

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Donald L. Sullivan
Publisher: 
St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Offers information regarding prescription and over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, supplements, and home remedies for pregnant and nursing women.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0312251904
PREG.S85 2001
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Includes index.
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