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Phendimetrazine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Phendimetrazine is also known as: Adipost, Anorex-SR, Appecon, Bontril PDM, Bontril Slow Release, Melfiat, Obezine, Phendiet, Phendiet-105, Plegine, Prelu-2, Prelu-2 TR, Statobex

Phendimetrazine Pregnancy Warnings

-Extended-release: This drug is contraindicated during pregnancy. -Immediate-release: Safety has not been established during pregnancy; this drug should not be used during pregnancy unless the benefit outweighs the risk to the fetus. US FDA pregnancy category: -Extended-release: X -Immediate-release: Not Assigned Comments: Animal reproduction and fertility studies have not been conducted with this drug.

US FDA pregnancy category X: Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits. US FDA pregnancy category Not Assigned: The US FDA has amended the pregnancy labeling rule for prescription drug products to require labeling that includes a summary of risk, a discussion of the data supporting that summary, and relevant information to help health care providers make prescribing decisions and counsel women about the use of drugs during pregnancy. Pregnancy categories A, B, C, D and X are being phased out.

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Phendimetrazine 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: Data not available Comments: This drug has pharmacological activity similar to the amphetamines; amphetamines are present in human milk.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Prelu-2 (phendimetrazine)" Boehringer-Ingelheim, Ridgefield, CT.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Prelu-2 (phendimetrazine)" Boehringer-Ingelheim, Ridgefield, CT.

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