Ioxilan Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings
Ioxilan is also known as: Oxilan
Ioxilan Pregnancy Warnings
Ioxilan has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of embryolethality. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Ioxilan should be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.
Patients should be informed to let their physician know if they are pregnant.
Ioxilan Breastfeeding Warnings
Many injectable contrast agents are excreted unchanged into human milk. It has not been established that serious adverse reactions occur in nursing infants.
There are no data on the excretion of ioxilan into human milk. Because of the potential for adverse reactions, caution is recommended when intravascular contrast media are administered to nursing women. Consideration should be given to temporarily discontinuing nursing.
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