Drugs starting with D-in pregnancy and lactation

Table showing safety of drugs in pregnancy and lactation (Drugs starting with D)

Drug Pregnancy category Use during lactation
Dacarbazine C
Dactinomycin C
Danazol D Unsafe
Dapsone C Use with caution but not in infants having G6PD deficiency
Delavirdine C Unsafe
Desferrioxamine C Use with caution
Desloratadine C Safe
Desmopressin B Safe
Desogestrel X Unsafe
Desonide C Use with caution
Dexamethasone in pregnancy C,D in 1st trimester Safe
Dexchlorpheniramine B Safe, infant may have sleep disturbances
Dextran C
Dextromethorphan C Safe
Diazepam D Safe, caution in chronic use, infant may have drowsiness
Diazoxide C Unsafe
Diclofenac C Safe
Dicloxacillin B Safe
Didanosine B Unsafe
Digitoxin C
Digoxin C Safe
Dihydroergotamine X Unsafe
Diloxanide furoate Unsafe
Diltiazem C Safe
Dimenhydrinate B Use with caution, infant may have sedation
Diphenhydramine B Safe, infant may have sleep disturbances
Diphenoxylate + Atropine C Use with caution
Dipyridamole B Use with caution
Disodium cromoglycate B
Disulfiram C Use with caution
Dobutamine B Use with caution
Dolasetron B Use with caution
Domperidone B Safe
Donepezil C Use with caution
Dopamine C Use with caution, lactation may be suppressed
Doxazosin C
Doxycycline D Safe for short duration
Duloxetine C Use with caution


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