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Flashcards in Pregnancy Categories Deck (5)
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Human studies show no risk in pregnancy

Category A

1

No evidence of risk in humans, presumed safe because of animal studies

Category B

2

Possible risk, uncertain safety, animal and human studies are lacking

Category C

3

Positive risk, unsafe, but potential benefits may outweigh potential risks

Category D

4

Contraindicated in pregnancy, highly unsafe

Category X