Ardeparin Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings
Ardeparin is also known as: Normiflo
Ardeparin Pregnancy Warnings
Animal studies using subcutaneous doses 3 times (rats) to 10 times (rabbits) the recommended human dosage did not result in impaired fertility or fetal harm. However, doses of ardeparin 7 times (rats) to 11 times (rabbits) the recommended human dosage resulted in scoliosis, interventricular septal defects, stenosis of the aortic arch and pulmonary trunk, and fused sternebrae.
Ardeparin has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animals studies using subcutaneous dosing did not result in impaired fertility or fetal harm. However, intravenously administered doses in pregnant animals revealed evidence of teratogenic effects. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Ardeparin should only be used during pregnancy when the benefit outweighs the risk.
Ardeparin Breastfeeding Warnings
There are no data on the excretion of ardeparin into human milk. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering ardeparin to nursing women.
- ardeparin Consumer Information
- Pregnancy Support Group
- FDA Pregnancy Categories
- Medicine use during Pregnancy
- Medicine use while Breastfeeding
- Safe Medications during Breastfeeding
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