What are the classes of drugs for pregnancy?

What are the classes of drugs for pregnancy?

Use of OTC Pain Medications in Pregnancy

Drug name FDA pregnancy risk classification by trimester (1st/2nd/3rd) Drug class
Acetaminophen (Tylenol) B/B/B Non-narcotic analgesic/antipyretic
Aspirin D/D/D Salicylate analgesic/antipyretic
Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) B/B/D NSAID analgesic
Ketoprofen (Orudis) B/B/D NSAID analgesic

What is Category ABC in pregnancy?

Category A: No risk in human studies (studies in pregnant women have not demonstrated a risk to the fetus during the first trimester). Category B: No risk in animal studies (there are no adequate studies in humans, but animal studies did not demonstrate a risk to the fetus). Category C: Risk cannot be ruled out.

What does category B drug mean in pregnancy?

Category B drugs include prenatal vitamins, acetaminophen and several other medications used routinely and safely during pregnancy. If there is a clinical need for a Category B drug, it is considered safe to use it.

Is Category C safe during pregnancy?

Category C: Animal studies have shown risk to the fetus, there are no controlled studies in women, or studies in women and animals are not available.

Is Wellbutrin pregnancy category B or C?

Safety of Psychiatric Medications During Pregnancy and Lactation

Drug FDA pregnancy category*
Bupropion (Wellbutrin) B
Duloxetine (Cymbalta) C
Mirtazapine (Remeron) C
Nefazodone (Serzone)‡ C

What are different schedules of drugs as per the D and C Act?

Schedule T: Contains various regulations and requirements for manufacture of Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani products. Schedule U: Contains various regulations and requirements for record keeping. Schedule W: Contains Generic Drugs List. Schedule Y: Contains requirement and guidelines for clinical trials.

What pregnancy category is Lexapro?

The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) classifies Lexapro in the category C for the safety of use during pregnancy. This category indicates there has not been enough clinical research on humans to deem the medication safe.

What pregnancy category is Adderall?

“Since Adderall is a category C medication, it can be used prior to getting pregnant only if the benefits to the mom outweigh the risks to the baby.”

What is schedule G drug used for?

Schedule G: Most of these drugs are hormonal preparations. The drug label must display the text “Caution: It is dangerous to take this preparation except under medical supervision” prominently. Examples of substances under this schedule: Testolactone, Hydroxyurea, Carbutamide, Primidone etc.

What is Schedule D drugs?

Schedule D: List of drugs exempted from the provision of import of drugs. Schedule E: Contains various poisons and their regulation.

What are schedule Y drugs?

Schedule Y defines the clinical trials as the requirements and guidelines for import and manufacture of new drugs for sale or for clinical trials. It describes the details of application process for conducting clinical trials; responsibilities of the sponsor, investigators and the Independent Ethics Committee.

What category is gabapentin in pregnancy?

AU TGA pregnancy category B3: Drugs which have been taken by only a limited number of pregnant women and women of childbearing age, without an increase in the frequency of malformation or other direct or indirect harmful effects on the human fetus having been observed.