Carol Louik

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Influenza vaccine safety in pregnancy: can we identify exposures?
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:33-9. 2013
  2. pmc Asthma in pregnancy and its pharmacologic treatment
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 105:110-7. 2010
  3. pmc Use of herbal treatments in pregnancy
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Department of Family Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:439.e1-439.e10. 2010
  4. pmc Maternal exposure to amoxicillin and the risk of oral clefts
    Kueiyu Joshua Lin
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 23:699-705. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint First-trimester use of selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors and the risk of birth defects
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2675-83. 2007
  6. pmc Antidepressant use during pregnancy and the risk of preterm delivery and fetal growth restriction
    Sengwee Toh
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Ave 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 29:555-60. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy: maternal characteristics and risk factors
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Centre, Boston University, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:270-8. 2006
  8. pmc Safety of macrolides during pregnancy
    Kueiyu Joshua Lin
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:221.e1-8. 2013
  9. pmc Correcting for exposure misclassification using survival analysis with a time-varying exposure
    Katherine Ahrens
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, MA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:799-806. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic analysis of maternal factors and amniotic band defects
    Martha M Werler
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:68-72. 2003

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Influenza vaccine safety in pregnancy: can we identify exposures?
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:33-9. 2013
    ..To assess the feasibility of identifying influenza vaccine exposure in pregnancy...
  2. pmc Asthma in pregnancy and its pharmacologic treatment
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 105:110-7. 2010
    ..Asthma is among the most common serious medical problems in pregnancy, and its prevalence may be increasing. Management is problematic because asthma may harm the fetus, yet little is known about fetal risks of asthma medications...
  3. pmc Use of herbal treatments in pregnancy
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Department of Family Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:439.e1-439.e10. 2010
    ..Interest in herbal treatments has increased without data on safety, efficacy, or rates of use in pregnancy. We examined antenatal herbal and natural product use among mothers of nonmalformed infants in 5 geographic centers...
  4. pmc Maternal exposure to amoxicillin and the risk of oral clefts
    Kueiyu Joshua Lin
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 23:699-705. 2012
    ..Prior studies have suggested an increased risk of oral clefts after exposure to amoxicillin in early pregnancy, but findings have been inconsistent...
  5. ncbi request reprint First-trimester use of selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors and the risk of birth defects
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2675-83. 2007
    ..The risk of birth defects after antenatal exposure to selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) remains controversial...
  6. pmc Antidepressant use during pregnancy and the risk of preterm delivery and fetal growth restriction
    Sengwee Toh
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Ave 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 29:555-60. 2009
    ..The associations between prenatal exposure to antidepressants and preterm delivery and fetal growth restriction are controversial and poorly understood. We studied the relation between antidepressant use and these outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy: maternal characteristics and risk factors
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Centre, Boston University, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:270-8. 2006
    ..Together with selected demographic characteristics that differentiate early- vs. late-onset NVP, these findings warrant further investigation...
  8. pmc Safety of macrolides during pregnancy
    Kueiyu Joshua Lin
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:221.e1-8. 2013
    ..We sought to assess the association between maternal use of erythromycin and nonerythromycin macrolides and the risks of CHD and PS...
  9. pmc Correcting for exposure misclassification using survival analysis with a time-varying exposure
    Katherine Ahrens
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, MA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:799-806. 2012
    ..Here we show how quantitative correction for exposure misclassification can be applied to a Cox regression model with a time-varying dichotomous exposure...
  10. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic analysis of maternal factors and amniotic band defects
    Martha M Werler
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:68-72. 2003
    ..Little is known about risk factors for either ARS or BWC, except that maternal age has been shown to affect risk inversely...
  11. pmc Drug certainty-response in interview-based studies
    Wai Ping Yau
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:1210-6. 2011
    ..Imperfect recall of exposure timing challenges the ascertainment of medications in interview-based studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Can folic acid protect against congenital heart defects in Down syndrome?
    Willemijn M Meijer
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 1201, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 76:714-7. 2006
    ..Our objectives were to investigate whether first-trimester FA use protects against heart anomalies among DS children...
  13. pmc Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use and risk of gestational hypertension
    Sengwee Toh
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:320-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of treatment with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) on the risks of gestational hypertension and preeclampsia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Trends and predictors of folic acid awareness and periconceptional use in pregnant women
    Lolkje T W de Jong-van den Berg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:121-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe recent trends in folic acid awareness and use in the periconceptional period among pregnant women in relation to maternal sociodemographic and other relevant factors...
  15. pmc Medications used to treat nausea and vomiting of pregnancy and the risk of selected birth defects
    Marlene Anderka
    Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02108, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 94:22-30. 2012
    ..Several medications are used for the treatment of NVP; however, data are limited on their possible associations with birth defects...
  16. ncbi request reprint Post-marketing surveillance using pharmacy-based cohorts: results of a pilot study
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:289-95. 2005
    ..To assess the feasibility of recruiting subjects for follow-up studies of drug exposures using pharmacy records but without involving dispensing pharmacists...
  17. pmc Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs in late pregnancy and persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn
    Linda J Van Marter
    Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 131:79-87. 2013
    ..This study was designed to test the hypothesis that risk for PPHN is increased after antenatal exposure to nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), with particular emphasis on late gestational exposures...
  18. pmc Medication use during pregnancy, with particular focus on prescription drugs: 1976-2008
    Allen A Mitchell
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:51.e1-8. 2011
    ..The objective of the study was to provide information on overall medication use throughout pregnancy, with particular focus on the first trimester and specific prescription medications...
  19. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn
    Sonia Hernandez-Diaz
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e272-82. 2007
    ..We performed a case-control study to determine possible antenatal and perinatal predictors of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn...
  20. ncbi request reprint Erythromycin use during pregnancy in relation to pyloric stenosis
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:288-90. 2002
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  21. ncbi request reprint Risk of gestational hypertension in relation to folic acid supplementation during pregnancy
    Sonia Hernandez-Diaz
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:806-12. 2002
    ..55 (95% confidence interval: 0.39, 0.79). This finding suggests that folic acid-containing multivitamins may reduce the risk of gestational hypertension...
  22. pmc Case-control studies for identifying novel teratogens
    Martha M Werler
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet 157:201-8. 2011
    ..Examples of case-control studies and their contributions to the field are presented. © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  23. ncbi request reprint Asthma morbidity after the short-term use of ibuprofen in children
    Samuel M Lesko
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E20. 2002
    ..To test the hypothesis that short-term use of ibuprofen increases asthma morbidity in children...