May 23 2022

Classification of the active ingredient sulpiride

Risk level in pregnancy: This medicine is classified as Category Category C for the 1st and 2nd trimester. Category D for the 3rd trimester..

This drug has not been formally assigned to a risk category by the FDA. If the mother takes sulpiride during the third trimester may produce extrapyramidal effects in the newborn.

Update 18.07.2009

Meaning of category D

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.