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Ticarcillin Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Ticarcillin is also known as: Ticar

Ticarcillin Pregnancy Warnings

Ticarcillin has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of fetal harm. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. No adverse fetal effects have been reported in the literature. Ticarcillin should only be used during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.

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Ticarcillin Breastfeeding Warnings

Ticarcillin is excreted into human milk in small amounts. Ticarcillin is considered compatible with breast-feeding by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Yaffe SJ.. "Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 5th ed." Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins (1998):
  2. "Product Information. Ticar (ticarcillin)." SmithKline Beecham, Philadelphia, PA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. von Kobyletzki D, Dalhoff A, Lindemeyer H, Primavesi CA "Ticarcillin serum and tissue concentrations in gynecology and obstetrics." Infection 11 (1983): 144-9
  2. Committee on Drugs, 1992 to 1993 "The transfer of drugs and other chemicals into human milk." Pediatrics 93 (1994): 137-50
  3. Roberts RJ, Blumer JL, Gorman RL, et al "American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Drugs: Transfer of drugs and other chemicals into human milk." Pediatrics 84 (1989): 924-36
  4. "Product Information. Ticar (ticarcillin)." SmithKline Beecham, Philadelphia, PA.

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