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Warfarin Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Warfarin is also known as: Coumadin, Jantoven

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References for pregnancy information

  1. Ginsberg JS, Hirsh J "Use of antithrombotic agents during pregnancy." Chest 108 Suppl (1995): s305-11
  2. Chan WS, Anand S, Ginsberg JS "Anticoagulation of pregnant women with mechanical heart valves - A systematic review of the literature." Arch Intern Med 160 (2000): 191-6
  3. Sheikhzadeh A, Ghabusi P, Hakim S, Wendler G, Sarram M, Tarbiat S "Congestive heart failure in valvular heart disease in pregnancies with and without valvular prostheses and anticoagulant therapy." Clin Cardiol 6 (1983): 465-70
  4. Baillie M, Allen ED, Elkington AR "The congenital warfarin syndrome: a case report." Br J Ophthalmol 64 (1980): 633-35
  5. Harrod MJ, Sherrod PS "Warfarin embryopathy in siblings." Obstet Gynecol 57 (1981): 673-6
  6. Koren G, Pastuszak A, Ito S "Drugs in pregnancy." N Engl J Med 338 (1998): 1128-37
  7. Ginsburg JS, Hirsh J "Use of anticoagulants during pregnancy." Chest 95 (1989): s156-60
  8. Barker DP, Konje JC, Richardson JA "Warfarin embryopathy with dextrocardia and situs inversus." Acta Paediatr 83 (1994): 411
  9. Hall JG, Pauli RM, Wilson KM "Maternal and fetal sequelae of anticoagulation during pregnancy." Am J Med 68 (1980): 122-40
  10. Ruthnum P, Tolmie JL "Atypical malformations in an infant exposed to warfarin during the first trimester of pregnancy." Teratology 36 (1987): 299-301
  11. Normann EK, Stray-Pedersen B "Warfarin-induced fetal diaphragmatic hernia. Case report." Br J Obstet Gynaecol 96 (1989): 729-30
  12. Lecuru F, Desnos M, Taurelle R "Anticoagulant therapy in pregnancy - report of 54 cases." Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 75 (1996): 217-21
  13. Kaplan LC, Anderson GG, Ring BA "Congenital hydrocephalus and Dandy-Walker malformation associated with warfarin use during pregnancy." Birth Defects Orig Artic Ser 18 (1982): 79-83
  14. Wong V, Cheng CH, Chan KC "Fetal and neonatal outcome of exposure to anticoagulants during pregnancy." Am J Med Genet 45 (1993): 17-21
  15. Iturbe-Alessio I, Fonseca MC, Mutchinik O, Santos MA, Zajarias A, Salazar E "Risks of anticoagulant therapy in pregnant women with artificial heart valves." N Engl J Med 315 (1986): 1390-3
  16. Chong MK, Harvey D, DeSwiet M "Follow-up study of children whose mothers were treated with warfarin during pregnancy." Br J Obstet Gynaecol 91 (1984): 1070-3
  17. DiSaia PJ "Pregnancy and delivery of a patient with a Starr-Edwards mitral valve prosthesis." Obstet Gynecol 28 (1966): 496-71
  18. "Product Information. Coumadin (warfarin)." DuPont Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, DE.
  19. Cotrufo M, De Feo M, De Santo LS, et al. "Risk of warfarin during pregnancy with mechanical valve prostheses." Obstet Gynecol 99 (2002): 35-40
  20. "Product Information. Coumadin (warfarin)." DuPont Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, DE.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. McKenna R, Cole ER, Vasan U "Is warfarin sodium contraindicated in the lactating mother?" J Pediatr 103 (1983): 325-7
  2. Committee on Drugs, 1992 to 1993 "The transfer of drugs and other chemicals into human milk." Pediatrics 93 (1994): 137-50
  3. De Swiet M, Lewis PJ "Excretion of anticoagulants in human milk." N Engl J Med 297 (1977): 1471
  4. Roberts RJ, Blumer JL, Gorman RL, et al "American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Drugs: Transfer of drugs and other chemicals into human milk." Pediatrics 84 (1989): 924-36
  5. "Product Information. Coumadin (warfarin)." DuPont Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, DE.
  6. Orme LE, Lewis PJ, Swiet M, Serlin MJ, Sibeon R, Baty JD, Breckenridge AM "May mothers given warfarin breast-feed their infants?" Br Med J 18 (1977): 1564-5

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