A Prospective investigation of DOSS exposure during pregnancy and potential lipophilic alterations in offspring. Save

Date Added
September 21st, 2015
PRO Number
Pro00046776
Researcher
Demetri Spyropoulos
Keywords
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pregnancy, Women's Health
Summary

The purpose of this study is to look at the how the use of products that contain a certain chemical compound Docusate, commonly referred to as DOSS, may have on pregnant women and their babies. DOSS is used in many commercially available products, such as pesticides, personal care products, and laxatives. This study will focus on DOSS and the use of Colace which is a commonly prescribed stool softener used in pregnancy. This study will involve pregnant women who are being admitted into MUSC?s Labor and Delivery unit.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Tamara Jenkins
843.792.6992
saundert@musc.edu

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