Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Medicines Guide (PBMG) updates for May 2019

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The Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Medicines Guide (PBMG) provides clinicians with the latest evidence-based information to ensure pregnant and breastfeeding women receive the information they need to make an informed decision about their health. Following are the latest PBMG updates.

New patient medicine fact sheet added
A new patient medicine fact sheet for levetiracetam has been added.

New medicine profile added
A new medicine profile - sacubitril with valsartan has been added to the medicine library.

Therapeutic group information reviewed
The Antiepileptic and Antifungal therapeutic groups have been reviewed and updated to reflect current recommendations in pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Medicine profiles revised
One hundred and fifteen (115) medicine profiles have been reviewed and updated, including anti-infective, psychotropic, respiratory and gastrointestinal medicines.

last updated: 
Tuesday, 21 May, 2019