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Aminocaproic acid Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 1, 2023.

Aminocaproic acid is also known as: Amicar

Aminocaproic acid Pregnancy Warnings

Animal studies have revealed decreased implantations, litter sizes, and number of pups born. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

US FDA pregnancy category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

This drug should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed.

US FDA pregnancy category: C

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Aminocaproic acid Breastfeeding Warnings

Caution is recommended.

Excreted into human milk: Unknown
Excreted into animal milk: Data not available

Comments: The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Amicar (aminocaproic acid)." Immunex Corporation (2001):

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Amicar (aminocaproic acid)." Immunex Corporation (2001):

Further information

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