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Tinidazole Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Tinidazole is also known as: Fasigyn, Tindamax

Tinidazole Pregnancy Warnings

Tinidazole has been assigned pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed evidence of a slightly higher incidence of fetal mortality. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Tinidazole is contraindicated during the first trimester of pregnancy. During the second and third trimester of pregnancy, tinidazole is only recommended for use when there are no alternatives and benefit outweighs risk .

Animal reproductive studies have shown some evidence of mutagenic potential.

Tinidazole Breastfeeding Warnings

Tinidazole has been detected in breast milk in concentrations similar to those seen in serum. Measurable levels have been detected for up to 72 hours after discontinuation of therapy.

Tinidazole is excreted into human milk. The effects in the nursing infant are unknown. Breast-feeding is not recommended during therapy and for 72 hours following the last dose.

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