The ABCDX’s of Pregnancy Labeling for Drugs

Changes ahead in pregnancy labeling that will eliminate the ABCDX categories and supplant them with evidence specific information. Get ready/comfortable with understanding the risks of drugs for your patients and communicating that risk appropriately. Many of your former category B drugs may have risks (acetaminophen, ondansetron) and you may not be prescribing the safest drugs available – e.g. pyridoxine/doxylamine combination is the safest out there for morning sickness. But wait – isn’t that Bendectin, listen on to find out more…

 

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