Ketoconazole Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings
Ketoconazole is also known as: Nizoral
Ketoconazole Pregnancy Warnings
Ketoconazole has been assigned to pregnancy category C. Animal studies revealed evidence of embryotoxicity and teratogenicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancies. Ketoconazole should only be given during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.
Ketoconazole Breastfeeding Warnings
A nursing woman was treated with ketoconazole 200 mg orally once a day. Based on samples measured after the tenth dose, it was estimated that the infant received a maximum daily dosage that was 1.4% of the mother's weight-adjusted dosage. The mother continued to breast-feed the infant during therapy. No adverse effects were reported in the infant.
Ketoconazole is excreted into human milk. The manufacturer recommends against its use during lactation.
- Ketoconazole use while Breastfeeding (in more detail)
- ketoconazole Consumer Information
- Pregnancy Support Group
- FDA Pregnancy Categories
- Medicine use during Pregnancy
- Medicine use while Breastfeeding
- Safe Medications during Breastfeeding
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