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Carvedilol Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Carvedilol is also known as: Coreg, Coreg CR

Carvedilol Pregnancy Warnings

Carvedilol has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed evidence of fetotoxicity and teratogenicity at high human doses. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Carvedilol should only be given during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

Carvedilol Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of carvedilol into human milk. Studies in rats have shown that carvedilol crosses the placental barrier and is excreted in breast milk. The manufacturer recommends that due to the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants, a decision should be made to discontinue nursing or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

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