Pregnancy and fetal outcomes after interferon-{beta}in MS

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Pregnancy and fetal outcomes after interferon-{beta}in MS

Postby MSUK » Wed Nov 24, 2010 1:58 am

Pregnancy and fetal outcomes after interferon-{beta} exposure in MS

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The authors studied the pregnancy and fetal outcomes after exposure to interferon-β (IFNβ) in pregnancies occurring in women with multiple sclerosis (MS).

They collected data on 396 pregnancies in 388 women, 88 classified as exposed. In the exposed group, they did not observe any significant fetal complications, malformations, or developmental abnormalities over a median follow-up of 2.1 years.

The authors concluded that IFNβ exposure times of up to 4 weeks seem relatively safe.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1763
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Postby whyRwehere » Sun Nov 28, 2010 1:20 pm

And what effect does it have on the sperm of the father?
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Postby Cece » Tue Nov 30, 2010 6:43 pm

The study also says that INFb exposure (mean of 4 - 6 weeks) was associated with preterm delivery, lower baby weight and length.
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