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Scopolamine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Scopolamine is also known as: Maldemar, Scopace, Transderm-Scop

Scopolamine Pregnancy Warnings

Scopolamine has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Scopolamine is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

A marginal embryotoxic effect was noted in rabbits given doses yielding plasma concentrations 100 times that normally obtained in humans following transdermal administration.

Scopolamine Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of scopolamine into human milk. No adverse effects in nursing infants have been reported in association with scopolamine ingestion via breast milk. Scopolamine is considered compatible with breast-feeding by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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