Metformin (FDA pregnancy category B
) is not recommended as first line treatment of cutaneous manifestations, for prevention of pregnancy complications, or for the treatment of obesity.
In the past, bupropion (Wellbutrin) was a Pregnancy Category B
drug and remained so long after the serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SRIs) were changed to Pregnancy Category C (Category D in the case of paroxetine [Paxil]).
"It is pregnancy category B
. It's the Rice Crispies and Corn Flakes of therapy; you can eat the stuff.
Lispro, marketed by Eli Lilly as Humalog, is another rapid-acting human insulin analog and is classified as pregnancy category B
, based on animal reproduction studies that have not demonstrated any signs of harmful effects to the fetus, according to the drug's label.