Maternal use of anticonvulsants may increase the risk of the fetus developing birth defects. There is insufficient evidence to definitely conclude that maternal use of anticonvulsants is harmful to the fetus.
* Increased risk of congenital malformations * Retarded growth * Underdeveloped midface * Underdeveloped fingers
This medical information about signs and symptoms for Fetal anticonvulsant syndrome has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Fetal anticonvulsant syndrome signs or Fetal anticonvulsant syndrome symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Fetal anticonvulsant syndrome may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Fetal anticonvulsant syndrome symptoms.