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Table 1 List of medications and frequency of calls

From: Calls to a teratogen information service regarding potential exposures in pregnancy and breastfeeding

Medication Frequency Category % Total %
Analgesics 6327 100 13.75
 Acetaminophen 3085 48.76 6.7
 Opioid 1257 19.87 2.73
 NSAID 1224 19.35 2.66
 Other 761 12.03 1.66
Anti-Infectives 3498 100 7.6
 Antibacterial 2008 57.4 4.36
 Antifungal 704 20.13 1.53
 Antiviral 601 17.18 1.31
 Other 185 5.289 0.4
Cardiovascular medications 884 100 1.92
 Anticoagulant 416 47.06 0.9
 Antihypertensive 246 27.83 0.53
 Cardiac 147 16.63 0.32
 Lipid-lowering 36 4.07 0.078
 Other 39 4.41 0.092
Cold medications 9865 100 21.44
 Antihistamine 3671 37.21 7.98
 Cough medications 2728 27.65 5.93
 Decongestant 3466 35.13 7.53
Corticosteroidsa 1191 100 2.59
Gastrointestinal medications 2423 100 5.26
 Antacid 847 34.96 1.84
 Antiemetic 496 20.47 1.08
 Antidiarrheal 423 17.46 0.92
 Laxative 91 3.76 0.2
 Other 566 23.36 1.23
Psychiatric medications 4175 100 9.07
 Antidepressant 2150 51.5 4.67
 Sedative/hypnotic 962 23.04 2.09
 Antipsychotic 343 8.22 0.75
 Mood stabilizer 337 8.07 0.73
 Stimulant 215 5.15 0.47
 Other 168 4.02 0.36
Other medications 3183 100 6.91
  1. aExposure could be topical or ingested