Rational Use of Medication in Pregnant Women

  • Josafá Araújo Menezes Pharmaceutical, Regional University of Gurupi - UnirG, Av. Rio de Janeiro, Nº 1585 - St. Central,, Gurupi, 77403-090, Tocantins, Brazil
  • Paulo Henrique Xavier de Paula Silva Pharmaceutical, Regional University of Gurupi - UnirG, Av. Rio de Janeiro, Nº 1585 - St. Central,, Gurupi, 77403-090, Tocantins, Brazil
  • Daniela de Sousa Barbalho Biomedical, Lutheran University Center of Palmas - CEULP / ULBRA, Av. Joaquim Teotônio Segurado, 1501 – Expansion South Master Plan, Palmas, Tocantins, Brazil
  • Vanderson Ramos Mafra Pharmacist and Master Professor, Regional University of Gurupi - UnirG, Av. Rio de Janeiro, Nº 1585 - St. Central, Gurupi, 77403-090, Tocantins, Brzil
  • Gleiziane Sousa Lima Biomedical and Professor, Regional University of Gurupi - UnirG, Av. Rio de Janeiro, Nº 1585 - St. Central,, Gurupi,77403-090, Tocantins, Brazil
  • Natallia Moreira Lopes Leão Pharmacist and Master Professor, Regional University of Gurupi - UnirG, Av. Rio de Janeiro, Nº 1585 - St. Central, Gurupi, 77403-090, Tocantins, Brzil
  • Yara Silveira Pharmacist and Professor, Regional University of Gurupi - UnirG, Av. Rio de Janeiro, Nº 1585 - St. Central, Gurupi, 77403-090, Tocantins, Brazil
  • Christiane Rodrigues de Paula Marques Pharmacist and Professor, Regional University of Gurupi - UnirG, Av. Rio de Janeiro, Nº 1585 - St. Central, Gurupi, 77403-090, Tocantins, Brazil
  • Jaqueline Cibene Moreira Borgesa Pharmacist and PhD Professor, Regional University of Gurupi - UnirG, Av. Rio de Janeiro, Nº 1585 - St. Central, Gurupi, 77403-090, Tocantins, Brazil
  • Renata Ferreira Diogo Pharmaceutical, Tocantinense University Center Presidente Antônio Carlos - UNITPAC, Av. Filadélfia, 568 - St. Oeste, Araguaina, 77816-540, Tocantins, Brazil
  • Maykon Jhuly Martins de Paiva Pharmacist and Master Professor, Pharmacy and Aesthetics and Cosmetics at Faculdade de Palmas - FAPAL, 402 South - Set 2 - Lots 7 and, 8, Palmas, 77016-524, Tocantins, Brazil
  • Patrícia Oliveira Vellano Pharmacist and Master Professor, University of Northern Paraná - UNOPAR, Av. Santos Dumont, 1389, - Lot. Manoel Gomes da Cunha,, Araguaina, 77818-010, Tocantins, Brazil
  • Vera Lúcia Cavalcante Rodrigues Chemistry and Master Professor, Regional University of Gurupi - UnirG, Av. Rio de Janeiro, Nº 1585 - St. Central,, Gurupi, 77403-090, Tocantins, Brazil.
Keywords: Risk classification, Pregnancy, rational use of medication

Abstract

Introduction: the use of medication in pregnancy is a worldwide health challenge, since it can cause complications for both the pregnant woman and the fetus, and this risk is potentially increased in the first gestational trimester. Objectives: The objective of this article is to conduct a literature review on the rational use of medication in pregnant women. Materials and methods: The articles published from 2013 to 2019 in Portuguese - Brazil were used for the development of this literature review through an electronic search in the platforms: SCIELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online and Google Academic. Results and Discussion: 14 articles were analyzed, which showed a reflection on the effects of the use of drugs during pregnancy, where the perceptions of the authors were divergent, between the certainty that everything is harmful or everything is beneficial. Conclusion: Great variations were observed regarding the use of medication, in the same way, that the need for intervention promoting an increase in the rational use of medication is evident.

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Published
2021-02-18
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