Pregnancy Drug Categories
Which drugs are safe to take for a woman while she is pregnant? If a woman becomes pregnant while on therapy is there a risk to the fetus? If a woman is pregnant, which drugs increase the risk of birth defects? To help guide medical providers and patients, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has established certain categories that for the most part define what is safe and what is not safe.
Similarities and Differences between HAV and
HAV and the hepatitis C virus (HCV) share many of the same characteristics, but there are also some very distinct differences in the way they are transmitted, how long each virus lives outside of the body, disease progression, and treatment. This fact sheet will explore some of the similarities and differences between HAV and hepatitis C.