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Pentetate zinc trisodium Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Pentetate zinc trisodium Pregnancy Warnings

Pentetate zinc trisodium has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of impaired fertility or harm to the fetus. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. The risk of toxicity from untreated internal contamination should be weighed against the risk of pentetate zinc trisodium treatment.

Pentetate zinc trisodium Breastfeeding Warnings

Radiocontaminants are known to be excreted in breast milk. Women with known or suspected internal contamination should not breast-feed, whether or not they are receiving chelation therapy. Precautions should be taken when discarding breast milk.

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