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Capreomycin Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Capreomycin is also known as: Capastat, Capastat Sulfate

Capreomycin Pregnancy Warnings

Capreomycin has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies with high doses have revealed evidence of teratogenicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. The manufacturer recommends that capreomycin only be used during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk. Other experts recommend that capreomycin be avoided during pregnancy due to the risk of fetal nephrotoxicity and congenital hearing loss.

Capreomycin Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of capreomycin into human milk. The exposure to a nursing infant is expected to be minimal because less than 1% of an oral dose is systemically absorbed.

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