Thursday, May 12, 2005

Childbirth Drug Risks

The FDA has issued a patient alert for Misoprostol/Cytotec, a drug sometimes used to induce labor but not approved for that purpose.

And the Honolulu Star-Bulletin reports that a young woman died four months after giving birth due to complications from her epidural, leaving her husband to raise their disabled son alone. Wrongful death suit has been filed, nautrally.

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