A.E. BOYD III, M.D.; Seymour Reichlin, M.D., PH.D.
To the editor: In our article on diagnosis and therapy of galactorrhea and amenorrhea syndromes (1) we pointed out the clinical experience with bromergocryptine therapy in pregnancy. We reported that five birth defects, two major and three minor, were observed in 78 infants born to women who had been treated at some period during early pregnancy in Europe. The denominator should have read 108 rather than 78. Recent information provided to us by the manufacturer (Sandoz Laboratories) summarized information on 448 pregnancies that resulted in 369 live births. Among this larger population 11 malformations were cited, of which two (the
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BOYD A, Reichlin S. Correction: Bromergocryptine and Birth Defects. Ann Intern Med. 1978;88:581. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-88-4-581_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1978;88(4):581.
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