Tramadol Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Tramadol is also known as: ConZip, GenRx Tramadol, Rybix, Rybix ODT, Ryzolt, Tramahexal SR, Tramal, Tramal SR, Tramedo, Ultram, Ultram ER, Ultram ODT, Zamadol, Zydol

Tramadol Pregnancy Warnings

Tramadol has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed evidence of embryotoxicity and fetotoxicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Tramadol should only be given during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

Tramadol has been shown to cross the placental barrier, with an umbilical vein to maternal vein serum concentration ratio of 0.83. A case of tramadol withdrawal in a neonate has been reported following long-term analgesic treatment of the mother. At 35 hours of age, the infant showed signs of a severe withdrawal syndrome with high-pitched crying, trembling, and shortened sleeping hours.

Tramadol Breastfeeding Warnings

Tramadol is excreted into human milk in small amounts. The manufacturer suggests that tramadol should not be administered to nursing women.

See Also...

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided by Cerner Multum, Wolters Kluwer Health and Drugs.com is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. In addition, the drug information contained herein may be time sensitive and should not be utilized as a reference resource beyond the date hereof. This material does not endorse drugs, diagnose patients, or recommend therapy. This drug information is a reference resource designed as supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise, skill , knowledge, and judgement of healthcare practitioners in patient care. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective, or appropriate for any given patient. Multum Information Services, Inc. does not assume any responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of information Multum provides. Copyright 2000-2008 Multum Information Services, Inc. The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.

When it’s more than a bad back. Learn about ankylosing spondylitis. Click Here

Close
Hide
(web3)