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Report of the Commission on Human Medicines Expert Working Group on Optimising Data on Medicines used During Pregnancy

The Expert Working Group was set up to to identify ways to improve data collection and access to information relevant to research on medicines used during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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Report of the Commission on Human Medicines Expert Working Group on Optimising Data on Medicines used During Pregnancy

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The terms of reference of the Expert Working Group on Optimising Data on Medicines used During Pregnancy are to advise on:

  • Better capturing and linking of existing data on adverse outcomes of pregnancy
  • Other ways to capture relevant information on exposure to all medicines during pregnancy
  • Improving access to all relevant data on medicines taken during pregnancy to enable studies to be conducted to support pharmacovigilance
  • Improving the analytic design of studies examining drug safety in pregnancy
  • To make recommendations

This report outlines their findings and recommendations.

Published 11 January 2021