1. Health
Send to a Friend via Email



Updated March 29, 2010

Definition: In a given situation (e.g., pregnancy, children, etc.) these treatments, medications or therapies should not be used. For example, any pregnancy category X medication is contraindicated during pregnancy.

A contraindicated treatment is referred to as a contraindication.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.

We comply with the HONcode standard
for trustworthy health
information: verify here.