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Ceftriaxone Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Ceftriaxone is also known as: Rocephin

Ceftriaxone Pregnancy Warnings

Ceftriaxone has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies failed to reveal evidence of embryotoxicity, fetotoxicity, or teratogenicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Ceftriaxone should only be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.

Ceftriaxone Breastfeeding Warnings

Ceftriaxone is excreted into human milk in small amounts. Ceftriaxone is considered compatible with breast-feeding by the American Academy of Pediatrics. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering ceftriaxone to nursing women.

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