Atomoxetine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Atomoxetine is also known as: Strattera

Atomoxetine Pregnancy Warnings

Atomoxetine has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed evidence of fetotoxicity and fetolethality. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Atomoxetine should only be given during pregnancy when the potential benefits justifies the potential risks to the fetus.

Atomoxetine Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of atomoxetine into human milk. Animal studies have revealed that atomoxetine and/or its metabolites are excreted into the milk of rats. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering atomoxetine to nursing women.

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