IS there any side effect to my baby? Cos she still take breast milk
I am 38 y old
Orlistat Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings
Orlistat is also known as: Alli, Xenical
*Orlistat Pregnancy Warnings
Orlistat has been assigned to pregnancy category X by the FDA. High-dose animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of embryotoxicity or teratogenicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Since weight loss offers no potential benefit to a pregnant woman and may result in fetal harm, orlistat is contraindicated during pregnancy. If orlistat is used during pregnancy, or if the patient becomes pregnant while taking this drug, the patient should be apprised of the potential hazard of maternal weight loss to the fetus.
*Orlistat Breastfeeding Warnings
There are no data on the excretion of orlistat into human milk. The manufacturer advices that orlistat should not be taken by nursing women.
- Xenical Information for Consumers
- Xenical Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Xenical (detailed)
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