Charcoal Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings
Charcoal is also known as: Actidose with Sorbitol, Actidose-Aqua, Actidose-Aqua Advance, Activated Charcoal, Carbomix, Carbosorb X, Charcoaid, Charcoaid 2000, Charcoaid-G, Charcoal Plus DS, Charcocaps, Charcodote, Charcotabs, Charcotrace, Chem Mart Nasal Decongestant Capsule, Eucarbon, Healthstream Activated Charcoal, Insta-Char, JL Bragg's Medicinal Charcoal, Karbons, Liqui-Char, Medicoal, Norit, Optimum Charcoal, Pharmacia Carbosorb
Charcoal Pregnancy Warnings
Charcoal has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. No animal or human reproductive or fetotoxicity studies have been done. There appears to be no apparent toxicity associated with therapeutic dosages of activated charcoal administered once or for short periods of time.
Charcoal Breastfeeding Warnings
There are no data on the excretion of charcoal into human milk. However, adverse effects to the nursing infant are not anticipated since charcoal is not absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract.
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