, Volume 33, Issue 4, pp 493–494 | Cite as

Chlorpromazine: A potential physiological teratogen

  • C. J. Sherry


Chlorpromazine, a drug commonly administered as an antiemetic during pregnancy, when administered prenatally to chick embryos, was associated postnatally with a ‘curled toe’ anomaly (ED 50% of 88 μg/egg for the 4-day-embryo).


Chlorpromazine Chick Embryo 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. J. Sherry
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  1. 1.Department of Biology, College of ScienceTexas A & M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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