Colistimethate Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings
Colistimethate is also known as: Coly Mycin M
Colistimethate Pregnancy Warnings
Colistimethate has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. In animal studies, colistimethate was teratogenic and embryotoxic in rabbits, but not teratogenic in rats. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Colistimethate crosses the placenta and should only be given during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.
Colistimethate Breastfeeding Warnings
Colistimethate is excreted into human milk in small amounts (milk-to-plasma ratio 0.17 to 0.18). The possibility of bowel flora modification and interference with culture results should be considered. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering colistimethate to breast-feeding women.
- Colistimethate use while Breastfeeding (in more detail)
- colistimethate Consumer Information
- Pregnancy Support Group
- FDA Pregnancy Categories
- Medicine use during Pregnancy
- Medicine use while Breastfeeding
- Safe Medications during Breastfeeding
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