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Eletriptan Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Eletriptan is also known as: Relpax

Eletriptan Pregnancy Warnings

Eletriptan has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed evidence of developmental toxicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Eletriptan should only be given during pregnancy when there are no alternatives and benefit outweighs risk.

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Eletriptan Breastfeeding Warnings

Eletriptan is excreted into human milk in small amounts. Caution is recommended if eletriptan is administered to nursing women.

In a study of 8 women given a single dose of 80 mg, the mean total amount of eletriptan in breast milk over 24 hours was approximately 0.02% of the administered dose.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Relpax (eletriptan)." Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals, New York, NY.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Relpax (eletriptan)." Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals, New York, NY.

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