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Methotrexate for Ectopic Pregnancy

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37263
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, IWK. Perioperative Services, IWK. Obstetrical Day Unit, IWK. Pharmacy, IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1225
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An ectopic pregnancy (also called a tubal pregnancy) is a pregnancy that happens outside of the uterus, usually in the fallopian tubes. This is a possible medical emergency and can lead to death if not treated. Methotrexate is a medication stops cells from growing so that the further growth of the pregnancy stops. The tissue will be reabsorbed by your body or pass with your next period.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology
IWK. Perioperative Services
IWK. Obstetrical Day Unit
IWK. Pharmacy
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
Alternate Title
Patient and Family Information
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Abortifacient Agents
Methotrexate
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pregnancy, Ectopic - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Abortifacients
Ectopic pregnancy--Treatment
Abstract
An ectopic pregnancy (also called a tubal pregnancy) is a pregnancy that happens outside of the uterus, usually in the fallopian tubes. This is a possible medical emergency and can lead to death if not treated. Methotrexate is a medication stops cells from growing so that the further growth of the pregnancy stops. The tissue will be reabsorbed by your body or pass with your next period.
Responsibility
IWK Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1225
Zone
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