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Carboprost Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Carboprost is also known as: Hemabate

Carboprost Pregnancy Warnings

Carboprost does not appear to directly affect the placental unit; therefore, it is possible that a previable fetus aborted by carboprost could exhibit transient life signs. Studies in animals do not indicate teratogenicity; however, reproductive toxicity has been shown and any dose, which produces increased uterine tone, could put the embryo or fetus at risk. US FDA pregnancy category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

UK: Contraindicated US: The manufacturer makes no recommendation regarding use during pregnancy. US FDA pregnancy category: C Comments: -There are no clinical data on the effects of this drug on fertility. -The benzyl alcohol excipient has been associated with a fatal "gasping syndrome" in premature infants.

Carboprost Breastfeeding Warnings

The manufacturer makes no recommendation regarding use during lactation. Excreted into human milk: Data not available Excreted into animal milk: Data not available

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