All medical substances in Janusmed Sex and Gender are assigned to one of four classification categories. The classification is based on the amount of evidence for sex differences for the substance found in the literature searches.
Definition of the classification categories:
No sex differences observed or no clinically relevant sex differences observed
Documentation about the substance have not observed sex differences or documentation about the substance have observed sex differences of no clinical relevance.
Data on sex differences are lacking
Documentation about sex differences for the substance have not been found.
This classification category is also used for sex-specific medical substances, such as sex hormones.
Clinically relevant sex differences in some patient groups
There is evidence for sex differences for the substance that are clinically relevant for some patients, such as pregnant women or elderly.
Clinically relevant sex differences
There is good evidence for clinically relevant sex differences for the substance.