She is informed and understands the potential consequences of pregnancy and the need to rapidly consult if there is a risk of pregnancy.
Treatment with Anafranil should be initiated at a dosage of 25 mg daily and gradually increased, as tolerated, to approximately 100 mg during the first 2 weeks.
Patients were withdrawn from the study if treatment was interrupted for more than six consecutive days, if treatment with an excluded medication was initiated, in the event of pregnancy, or in the event of worsening asthma that required treatment with corticosteroids.
Dietary folic acid supplementation both prior to conception and during pregnancy should be routinely recommended for patients using valproate.
Do not become pregnant while taking this medicine or for 1 month after stopping it.