Drugs Used in Pregnancy

DRUGS USED IN PREGNANCY

Allergic Disorders

Category A: Doxylamine

Category B:

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 3rd trimester

Chlor-Trimeton (chlorpheniramine)

Cyproheptadine

Gastrocrom (cromolyn sodium)

Singulair (montelukast)

Xyzal (levocetirizine)

Zyrtec (cetirizine HCl)

 

Cardiovascular System

Category A:  None available

Category B:

Aggrastat (tirofiban)

Angiomax (bivalirudin)

Argatroban (argatroban)

Arixtra (fondaparinux sodium)

Betapace

Betapace AF (sotalol HCl)

Colestid (colestipol)

Corlopam (fenoldopam)

Cyklokapron (tranexamic acid)

Demadex (torsemide)

Edecrin (ethacrynic acid)

Flolan (epoprostenol)

Fragmin (dalteparin sodium)

Hydrochlorothiazide

Indapamide

Inspra (eplerenone)

Integrilin (eptifibatide)

Isosorbide mononitrate, extended release

Lidocaine

Lovenox (enoxaparin sodium)

Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide)

Amiloride (amiloride HCl)

Amiloride/HCTZ (amiloride HCl/hydrochlorothiazide)

Methyldopa

Monoket (isosorbide mononitrate)

Persantine (dipyridamole)

Pindolol

Plavix (clopidogrel)

Refludan (lepirudin)

Remodulin (treprostinil sodium)

Revatio (sildenafil citrate)

Sectral (acebutolol)

Stimate (desmopressin acetate)

Tenex (guanfacine)

Ticlopidine HCl

Welchol (colesevelam HCl)

Zaroxolyn (metolazone)

 

Central Nervous System

Category A: Magnesium Sulfate

Category B:

Buspirone HCl

Clozaril (clozapine)

Exelon (rivastigmine)

Fazaclo (clozapine)

Namenda (memantine HCl)

Parlodel (bromocriptine)

Propofol

Razadyne (galantamine)

Xyrem (sodium oxybate)

 

Dental

Category A:  None available

Category B:

Aphthasol (amlexanox)

Fluoridex (sodium fluoride)

Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate)

 

Dermatological Disorders

Category A:  None available

Category B:

Altabax (retapamulin)

Azelex (azelaic acid)

Bactroban (mupirocin)

Centany (mupirocin)

Denavir (penciclovir)

Cleocin T (clindamycin)

Clindagel (clindamycin)

Clindets (clindamycin)

Enbrel (etanercept)

Evoclin (clindamycin)

Finacea (azelaic acid)

Kerol Emulsion (urea)

Lamisil (terbinafine HCl)

Lac-Hydrin Cream (ammonium lactate)

Loprox (ciclopirox)

Lotrimin AF (clotrimazole)

Mentax (butenafine HCl)

Metrocream (metronidazole)

Metrogel (metronidazole)

Metrolotion (metronidazole)

Naftin (naftifine HCl)

Nix (permethrin)

Noritate (metronidazole)

Ovide (malathion)

Oxistat (oxiconazole nitrate)

Penlac (ciclopirox)

Permethrin

Remicade (infliximab)

Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine)

Solaraze (diclofenac sodium) 1st & 2nd trimester

SSD

SSD AF (silver sulfadiazine) Early pregnancy

Zonalon (doxepin HCl)

Zovirax (acyclovir)

 

Endocrine System

Category A:

Armour Thyroid (liothyronine/levothyroxine)

Cytomel (liothyronine sodium)

Levothroid (levothyroxine sodium)

Levoxyl (levothyroxine sodium)

Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)

Thyrolar (liothyronine sodium/levothyroxine sodium)

Triostat (liothyronine)

Unithroid (levothyroxine sodium)

Category B:

Cabergoline

DDAVP (desmopressin acetate)

Fortamet (metformin HCl)

Genotropin (somatropin)

Glucagen (glucagon)

Glucagon (glucagon)

Endocrine System (continued)

Category B: (continued)

Glucophage

Glucophage XR (metformin HCl)

Glucovance (glyburide/metformin HCl)

Glumetza (metformin HCl)

Glynase Prestab (glyburide)

Glyset (miglitol)

Humalog (insulin lispro)

Humalog Mix 50/50, 75/25 (insulin lispro protamine/insulin lispro)

Janumet (sitagliptin/metformin)

Januvia (sitagliptin)

Levemir (insulin detemir)

Novolog (insulin aspart)

Novolog Mix 70/30 (insulin aspart protamine/insulin aspart)

Parlodel (bromocriptine)

Precose (acarbose)

Riomet (metformin HCl)

Saizen (somatropin)

Sandostatin (octreotide acetate)

Serostim (somatropin)

 

Eye Disorders

Category A:  None available

Category B:

Alocril (nedocromil sodium)

Alomide (lodoxamide tromethamine)

Alphagan P (brimonidine tartrate)

Azasite (azithromycin)

Crolom (cromolyn sodium)

Emadine (emedastine)

Opticrom (cromolyn sodium)

Propine (dipivefrin HCl)

Tobrex (tobramycin)

 

Gastrointestinal tract

Category A: Doxylamine

Category B:

Aciphex (rabeprazole sodium)

Actigall (ursodiol)

Alinia (nitazoxanide)

Aloxi (palonosetron)

Antivert (meclizine)

Anzemet (dolasetron mesylate)

Azulfidine (sulfasalazine)

Bentyl (dicyclomine)

Canasa (mesalamine)

Carafate (sucralfate)

Colazal (balsalazide sodium)

Dramamine (dimenhydrinate)

Delzicol (mesalamine)

Dulcolax (bisacodyl)

Emend (aprepitant)

Granisetron

Humira (adalimumab)

Imodium (loperamide)

Kristalose (lactulose)

Lialda (mesalamine)

Lotronex (alosetron)

Nexium (esomeprazole)

Nizatidine

Pentasa (mesalamine)

Pepcid (famotidine)

Prevacid (lansoprazole)

Protonix (pantoprazole)

Reglan (metoclopramide)

Remicade (infliximab)

Robinul (glycopyrrolate)

Rowasa (mesalamine)

Tagamet (cimetidine)

Urso (ursodiol)

Vancocin (vancomycin)

Zantac (ranitidine)

Zofran (ondansetron)

 

Immune System

Category A:  None available

Category B:

Copaxone (glatiramer acetate)

Gardasil (quadrivalent human papillomavirus)

 

Infectious Diseases

Category A:  None available

Category B:

Abelcet (amphotericin B lipid complex)

Ambisome (amphotericin B liposome)

Amoxicillin

Amoxil (amoxicillin)

Ampicillin

Cefazolin

Augmentin (amoxicillin/clavulanic acid)

Azactam (aztreonam)

Bicillin CR (penicillin G benzathine/penicillin G procaine)

Bicillin LA (penicillin G benzathine)

Cedax (ceftibuten)

Cefaclor

Cefadroxil

Cefdinir

Cefotetan

Cefoxitin sodium

Cefpodoxime proxetil

Cefprozil

Ceftin (cefuroxime)

Claforan (cefotaxime sodium)

Cleocin (clindamycin)

Cubicin (daptomycin)

E.E.S. (erythromycin)

Emtriva (emtricitabine)

EryC (erythromycin)

Eryped (erythromycin)

Ery-tab (erythromycin)

Famvir (famciclovir)

Flagyl (metronidazole) 2nd & 3rd trimesters, contraindicated 1st trimester for trichomoniasis

Fortaz (ceftazidime)

Furadantin (nitrofurantoin)

Fuzeon (enfuvirtide)

Invanz (ertapenem)

Invirase (saquinavir)

Keflex (cephalexin)

Lamisil (terbinafine)

Macrobid (nitrofurantoin) 1st & 2nd trimesters

Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) 1st & 2nd trimesters

Maxipime (cefepime)

Infectious Diseases (continued)

Category B: (continued)

Merrem (meropenem)

Monurol (fosfomycin)

Norvir (ritonavir)

PCE (erythromycin)

Penicillin V potassium

Reyataz (atazanavir)

Rocephin (ceftriaxone sodium)

Selzentry (maraviroc)

Spectracef (cefditoren)

Suprax (cefixime)

Synercid (quinupristin/dalfopristin)

Timentin (ticarcillin/clavulanate)

Truvada (emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)

Tyzeka (telbivudine)

Unasyn (ampicillin sodium/sulbactam sodium)

Valtrex (valacyclovir)

Videx EC (didanosine)

Viracept (Nelfinavir)

Viread (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)

Zinacef (cefuroxime)

Zithromax (azithromycin)

Zmax (azyithromycin)

Zosyn (piperacillin/tazobactam)

Zovirax (acyclovir)

 

Musculoskeletal Disorders

Category A:  None available

Category B:

Amrix (cyclobenzaprine)

Azulfidine EN-tabs (sulfasalazine)

Cyclobenzaprine

Enbrel (etanercept)

Fexmid (cyclobenzaprine)

Humira (adalimumab)

Kineret (anakinra)

Remicade (infliximab)

 

Neoplasms

Category A:  None available

Category B: Mesnex (mesna)

 

Nutrition

Category A:

Folic acid (Category C if exceed RDA)

Magnesium Sulfate

Vitamin A (Category X if exceed RDA)

Vitamin B12 (Category C if exceed RDA)

Vitamin C (Category C if exceed RDA)

Vitamin D (Category D if exceed RDA)

Vitamin E (Category C if exceed RDA)

Pantothenic acid (Category C if exceed RDA)

Pyridoxine (Category C if exceed RDA)

Riboflavin (Category C if exceed RDA)

Thiamine (Category C if exceed RDA)

Category B:

Carnitor (levocarnitine)

Diethylpropion

 

Ob/Gyn

Category A: Nystatin vaginal (nystatin)

Category B:

Cleocin Vaginal (clindamcyin)

Clindesse (clindamycin)

Flagyl (metronidazole) 2nd & 3rd trimester

Gyne-Lotrimin (clotrimazole)

Metrogel-Vaginal (metronidazole)

Prometrium (progesterone) not indicated for use during pregnancy

Vandazole (metronidazole)

 

Pain Management

Category A:  None available

Category B:

EMLA (lidocaine/prilocaine)

Lidoderm (lidocaine)

Naropin (ropivacaine)

Oxycontin (oxycodone HCl)

Synera (lidocaine/tetracaine)

Tylenol (acetaminophen)

Xylocaine (lidocaine)

 

Poisoning & Drug Dependence

Category A:  None available

Category B:

Acetadote (acetylcysteine)

Calcium Disodium Versenate (edatate calcium disodium)

Exjade (deferasirox)

Naloxone

 

Respiratory tract

Category A:  None available

Category B:

Accolate (zafirlukast)

Atrovent (ipratropium bromide)

Cromolyn sodium

Dopram (doxapram)

Pulmicort Flexhaler

Pulmicort Respules (budesonide)

Pulmozyme (dornase alfa)

Rhinocort Aqua (budesonide)

Singulair (montelukiast)

Terbutaline sulfate

Xolair (omalizumab)

 

Urogenital System

Category A:  None available

Category B:

DDAVP (desmopressin acetate)

Ditropan

Ditropan XL (oxybutynin chloride)

Elmiron (pentosan polysulfate sodium)

Hectorol (doxercalciferol)

Oxytrol (oxybutynin)

Phenazopyridine

Allergic Disorders

Category A: Doxylamine

Category B:

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 3rd trimester

Chlor-Trimeton (chlorpheniramine)

Cyproheptadine

Gastrocrom (cromolyn sodium)

Singulair (montelukast)

Xyzal (levocetirizine)

Zyrtec (cetirizine HCl)

 

Cardiovascular System

Category A:  None available

Category B:

Aggrastat (tirofiban)

Angiomax (bivalirudin)

Argatroban (argatroban)

Arixtra (fondaparinux sodium)

Betapace

Betapace AF (sotalol HCl)

Colestid (colestipol)

Corlopam (fenoldopam)

Cyklokapron (tranexamic acid)

Demadex (torsemide)

Edecrin (ethacrynic acid)

Flolan (epoprostenol)

Fragmin (dalteparin sodium)

Hydrochlorothiazide

Indapamide

Inspra (eplerenone)

Integrilin (eptifibatide)

Isosorbide mononitrate, extended release

Lidocaine

Lovenox (enoxaparin sodium)

Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide)

Amiloride (amiloride HCl)

Amiloride/HCTZ (amiloride HCl/hydrochlorothiazide)

Methyldopa

Monoket (isosorbide mononitrate)

Persantine (dipyridamole)

Pindolol

Plavix (clopidogrel)

Refludan (lepirudin)

Remodulin (treprostinil sodium)

Revatio (sildenafil citrate)

Sectral (acebutolol)

Stimate (desmopressin acetate)

Tenex (guanfacine)

Ticlopidine HCl

Welchol (colesevelam HCl)

Zaroxolyn (metolazone)

 

Central Nervous System

Category A: Magnesium Sulfate

Category B:

Buspirone HCl

Clozaril (clozapine)

Exelon (rivastigmine)

Fazaclo (clozapine)

Namenda (memantine HCl)

Parlodel (bromocriptine)

Propofol

Razadyne (galantamine)

Xyrem (sodium oxybate)

 

Dental

Category A:  None available

Category B:

Aphthasol (amlexanox)

Fluoridex (sodium fluoride)

Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate)

 

Dermatological Disorders

Category A:  None available

Category B:

Altabax (retapamulin)

Azelex (azelaic acid)

Bactroban (mupirocin)

Centany (mupirocin)

Denavir (penciclovir)

Cleocin T (clindamycin)

Clindagel (clindamycin)

Clindets (clindamycin)

Enbrel (etanercept)

Evoclin (clindamycin)

Finacea (azelaic acid)

Kerol Emulsion (urea)

Lamisil (terbinafine HCl)

Lac-Hydrin Cream (ammonium lactate)

Loprox (ciclopirox)

Lotrimin AF (clotrimazole)

Mentax (butenafine HCl)

Metrocream (metronidazole)

Metrogel (metronidazole)

Metrolotion (metronidazole)

Naftin (naftifine HCl)

Nix (permethrin)

Noritate (metronidazole)

Ovide (malathion)

Oxistat (oxiconazole nitrate)

Penlac (ciclopirox)

Permethrin

Remicade (infliximab)

Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine)

Solaraze (diclofenac sodium) 1st & 2nd trimester

SSD

SSD AF (silver sulfadiazine) Early pregnancy

Zonalon (doxepin HCl)

Zovirax (acyclovir)

 

Endocrine System

Category A:

Armour Thyroid (liothyronine/levothyroxine)

Cytomel (liothyronine sodium)

Levothroid (levothyroxine sodium)

Levoxyl (levothyroxine sodium)

Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)

Thyrolar (liothyronine sodium/levothyroxine sodium)

Triostat (liothyronine)

Unithroid (levothyroxine sodium)

Category B:

Cabergoline

DDAVP (desmopressin acetate)

Fortamet (metformin HCl)

Genotropin (somatropin)

Glucagen (glucagon)

Glucagon (glucagon)

Glucophage

Glucophage XR (metformin HCl)

Glucovance (glyburide/metformin HCl)

Glumetza (metformin HCl)

Glynase Prestab (glyburide)

Glyset (miglitol)

Humalog (insulin lispro)

Humalog Mix 50/50, 75/25 (insulin lispro protamine/insulin lispro)

Janumet (sitagliptin/metformin)

Januvia (sitagliptin)

Levemir (insulin detemir)

Novolog (insulin aspart)

Novolog Mix 70/30 (insulin aspart protamine/insulin aspart)

Parlodel (bromocriptine)

Precose (acarbose)

Riomet (metformin HCl)

Saizen (somatropin)

Sandostatin (octreotide acetate)

Serostim (somatropin)

 

Eye Disorders

Category A:  None available

Category B:

Alocril (nedocromil sodium)

Alomide (lodoxamide tromethamine)

Alphagan P (brimonidine tartrate)

Azasite (azithromycin)

Crolom (cromolyn sodium)

Emadine (emedastine)

Opticrom (cromolyn sodium)

Propine (dipivefrin HCl)

Tobrex (tobramycin)

 

Gastrointestinal tract

Category A: Doxylamine

Category B:

Aciphex (rabeprazole sodium)

Actigall (ursodiol)

Alinia (nitazoxanide)

Aloxi (palonosetron)

Antivert (meclizine)

Anzemet (dolasetron mesylate)

Azulfidine (sulfasalazine)

Bentyl (dicyclomine)

Canasa (mesalamine)

Carafate (sucralfate)

Colazal (balsalazide sodium)

Dramamine (dimenhydrinate)

Delzicol (mesalamine)

Dulcolax (bisacodyl)

Emend (aprepitant)

Granisetron

Humira (adalimumab)

Imodium (loperamide)

Kristalose (lactulose)

Lialda (mesalamine)

Lotronex (alosetron)

Nexium (esomeprazole)

Nizatidine

Pentasa (mesalamine)

Pepcid (famotidine)

Prevacid (lansoprazole)

Protonix (pantoprazole)

Reglan (metoclopramide)

Remicade (infliximab)

Robinul (glycopyrrolate)

Rowasa (mesalamine)

Tagamet (cimetidine)

Urso (ursodiol)

Vancocin (vancomycin)

Zantac (ranitidine)

Zofran (ondansetron)

 

Immune System

Category A:  None available

Category B:

Copaxone (glatiramer acetate)

Gardasil (quadrivalent human papillomavirus)

 

Infectious Diseases

Category A:  None available

Category B:

Abelcet (amphotericin B lipid complex)

Ambisome (amphotericin B liposome)

Amoxicillin

Amoxil (amoxicillin)

Ampicillin

Cefazolin

Augmentin (amoxicillin/clavulanic acid)

Azactam (aztreonam)

Bicillin CR (penicillin G benzathine/penicillin G procaine)

Bicillin LA (penicillin G benzathine)

Cedax (ceftibuten)

Cefaclor

Cefadroxil

Cefdinir

Cefotetan

Cefoxitin sodium

Cefpodoxime proxetil

Cefprozil

Ceftin (cefuroxime)

Claforan (cefotaxime sodium)

Cleocin (clindamycin)

Cubicin (daptomycin)

E.E.S. (erythromycin)

Emtriva (emtricitabine)

EryC (erythromycin)

Eryped (erythromycin)

Ery-tab (erythromycin)

Famvir (famciclovir)

Flagyl (metronidazole) 2nd & 3rd trimesters, contraindicated 1st trimester for trichomoniasis

Fortaz (ceftazidime)

Furadantin (nitrofurantoin)

Fuzeon (enfuvirtide)

Invanz (ertapenem)

Invirase (saquinavir)

Keflex (cephalexin)

Lamisil (terbinafine)

Macrobid (nitrofurantoin) 1st & 2nd trimesters

Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) 1st & 2nd trimesters

Maxipime (cefepime)

Merrem (meropenem)

Monurol (fosfomycin)

Norvir (ritonavir)

PCE (erythromycin)

Penicillin V potassium

Reyataz (atazanavir)

Rocephin (ceftriaxone sodium)

Selzentry (maraviroc)

Spectracef (cefditoren)

Suprax (cefixime)

Synercid (quinupristin/dalfopristin)

Timentin (ticarcillin/clavulanate)

Truvada (emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)

Tyzeka (telbivudine)

Unasyn (ampicillin sodium/sulbactam sodium)

Valtrex (valacyclovir)

Videx EC (didanosine)

Viracept (Nelfinavir)

Viread (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)

Zinacef (cefuroxime)

Zithromax (azithromycin)

Zmax (azyithromycin)

Zosyn (piperacillin/tazobactam)

Zovirax (acyclovir)

 

Musculoskeletal Disorders

Category A:  None available

Category B:

Amrix (cyclobenzaprine)

Azulfidine EN-tabs (sulfasalazine)

Cyclobenzaprine

Enbrel (etanercept)

Fexmid (cyclobenzaprine)

Humira (adalimumab)

Kineret (anakinra)

Remicade (infliximab)

 

Neoplasms

Category A:  None available

Category B: Mesnex (mesna)

 

Nutrition

Category A:

Folic acid (Category C if exceed RDA)

Magnesium Sulfate

Vitamin A (Category X if exceed RDA)

Vitamin B12 (Category C if exceed RDA)

Vitamin C (Category C if exceed RDA)

Vitamin D (Category D if exceed RDA)

Vitamin E (Category C if exceed RDA)

Pantothenic acid (Category C if exceed RDA)

Pyridoxine (Category C if exceed RDA)

Riboflavin (Category C if exceed RDA)

Thiamine (Category C if exceed RDA)

Category B:

Carnitor (levocarnitine)

Diethylpropion

 

Ob/Gyn

Category A: Nystatin vaginal (nystatin)

Category B:

Cleocin Vaginal (clindamcyin)

Clindesse (clindamycin)

Flagyl (metronidazole) 2nd & 3rd trimester

Gyne-Lotrimin (clotrimazole)

Metrogel-Vaginal (metronidazole)

Prometrium (progesterone) not indicated for use during pregnancy

Vandazole (metronidazole)

 

Pain Management

Category A:  None available

Category B:

EMLA (lidocaine/prilocaine)

Lidoderm (lidocaine)

Naropin (ropivacaine)

Oxycontin (oxycodone HCl)

Synera (lidocaine/tetracaine)

Tylenol (acetaminophen)

Xylocaine (lidocaine)

 

Poisoning & Drug Dependence

Category A:  None available

Category B:

Acetadote (acetylcysteine)

Calcium Disodium Versenate (edatate calcium disodium)

Exjade (deferasirox)

Naloxone

 

Respiratory tract

Category A:  None available

Category B:

Accolate (zafirlukast)

Atrovent (ipratropium bromide)

Cromolyn sodium

Dopram (doxapram)

Pulmicort Flexhaler

Pulmicort Respules (budesonide)

Pulmozyme (dornase alfa)

Rhinocort Aqua (budesonide)

Singulair (montelukiast)

Terbutaline sulfate

Xolair (omalizumab)

 

Urogenital System

Category A:  None available

Category B:

DDAVP (desmopressin acetate)

Ditropan

Ditropan XL (oxybutynin chloride)

Elmiron (pentosan polysulfate sodium)

Hectorol (doxercalciferol)

Oxytrol (oxybutynin)

Phenazopyridine

Not an inclusive list

(Rev. 7/2014)

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