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Oxaprozin Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Oxaprozin is also known as: Daypro, Daypro Alta

Oxaprozin Pregnancy Warnings

Animal studies in rabbits have revealed evidence of infrequent malformed fetuses at doses of 7.5 to 30 mg/kg/day (usual human dose range). There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. US FDA pregnancy category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Not recommended during last trimester of pregnancy. Prior to 30 weeks gestation: Use only if potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. US FDA pregnancy category: C Comments: -Avoid use during third trimester as it may cause premature closure of the ductus arteriosus.

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Oxaprozin Breastfeeding Warnings

A decision should be made to discontinue breastfeeding or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother. Excreted into human milk: Unknown Excreted into animal milk: Yes Comments: The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

Due to lack of published clinical experience during breastfeeding, other agents may be preferred.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Daypro (oxaprozin)." Searle, Skokie, IL.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Daypro (oxaprozin)." Searle, Skokie, IL.
  2. United States National Library of Medicine "Toxnet. Toxicology Data Network. Available from: URL: http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT." ([cited 2013 -]):

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