Trazodone Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings
Trazodone Pregnancy Warnings
Trazodone has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed fetal resorption in rats and an increase in congenital anomalies in rabbits at doses 15 to 50 times the normal human dose. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Trazodone should only be given in pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.
Trazodone Breastfeeding Warnings
Trazodone is excreted into human milk in small amounts. Adverse effects in nursing infants have not been reported. The American Academy of Pediatrics classifies trazodone as a "drug whose effect on nursing infants is unknown but may be of concern".
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