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Midodrine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Midodrine is also known as: Orvaten, ProAmatine

Midodrine Pregnancy Warnings

Midodrine has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed an increase in the rate of embryo resorption, reduced fetal body weight, and reduced fetal survival when administered in doses up to 13 times the recommended human dose. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of teratogenicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Midodrine is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

Midodrine Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of midodrine into human milk. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering midodrine to nursing women.

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