FDA changes labeling for drugs used during pregnancy, lactation

December 3, 2014 7:11 PM

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(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration changed the rules governing how prescription drugs and biologics used during pregnancy and breastfeeding are labeled.

The decision, which has been in the works since 2008, will impact more than 6 million pregnancies in the United States involving women who, on average, need to take three to five prescription drugs during gestation.

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