How are antipsychotic drugs linked to birth defects?

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Antipsychotic and antianxiety agents. Several drugs given for anxiety and mental illness are known to cause specific defects.
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In the early 1960s, Thalidomide was marketed as a sedative and anti-nausea drug. It was found to cause birth defects in babies whose mothers had taken the drug ...
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