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Generic Name
Ibuprofen
Trade Name
Nuprin Caplets
Risk Category
C
  • Studies on animals show adverse effect and toxicity on fetus.
  • No adequate and well controlled studies done on pregnant women.
  • Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit outweighs the potential risk to the fetus.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • No adequate human data in 1st trimester exposure but reported doubtful association with some congenital anomalies (anencephaly, cerebral palsy, microphthalmia, nasal cleft, and tooth staining) and fetal death.
  • Use of the drug in 3rd trimester causes constriction of pulmonary artery to aorta">ductus arteriosus with subsequent pulmonary hypertension and oligohydramnios by affecting fetal renal function.
  • Inhibits labor, prolongs pregnancy.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Compatible with breast feeding as minimal amounts excreted into milk.
  • Other Trade Names
     
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