What is it about?
Many pregnant women use over-the-counter medications during pregnancy. This may cause damage to the developing embryo or fetus. In this study, we examined the perceptions of mothers on the perceived susceptibility, benefits, barriers, severity, and self-efficacy of over-the-counter medications.
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Why is it important?
Our study revealed that pregnant Saudi mothers believed that over-the-counter medications make them and their fetus susceptible to its side effects.
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This page is a summary of: Perceived risks of over-the-counter medication use among pregnant Saudi mothers: A cross-sectional study, Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences, March 2022, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jtumed.2022.03.001.
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