Metformin / rosiglitazone Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Metformin / rosiglitazone is also known as: Avandamet

Metformin / rosiglitazone Pregnancy Warnings

Metformin-rosiglitazone has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not revealed evidence of teratogenicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Metformin -rosiglitazone is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk. Insulin remains the mainstay of therapy for gestational diabetes due to the close glucose control it affords.

Metformin / rosiglitazone Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of metformin-rosiglitazone into human milk. Since many drugs are excreted in human milk, the manufacturer recommends that metformin-rosiglitazone not be administered to nursing women.

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