Cefazolin Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings
Cefazolin Pregnancy Warnings
A positive direct and indirect antiglobulin (Coombs) test may occur in neonates of mothers who received cephalosporins before delivery.
Cefazolin has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of fetal harm. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Levels measured in cord blood prior to caesarean section have been one-fourth to one-third of maternal levels. No adverse fetal effects have been reported. Cefazolin should only be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.
Cefazolin Breastfeeding Warnings
Cefazolin is excreted into human milk in small amounts. Cefazolin is considered compatible with breast-feeding by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
- Cefazolin use while Breastfeeding (in more detail)
- cefazolin Consumer Information
- Pregnancy Support Group
- FDA Pregnancy Categories
- Medicine use during Pregnancy
- Medicine use while Breastfeeding
- Safe Medications during Breastfeeding
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