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Aminosalicylic acid Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Aminosalicylic acid is also known as: Paser

Aminosalicylic acid Pregnancy Warnings

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

US FDA pregnancy category: C

Animal studies have revealed evidence of embryotoxicity and occipital malformations when given doses within the human dose range. Patients given this drug and isoniazid have reported an increased number of chromosomal aberrations. 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.

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Aminosalicylic acid Breastfeeding Warnings

Breastfeeding is not recommended during use of this drug.

Excreted into human milk: Yes

Comments:
-The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.
-Exclusively breastfed infants, especially those under 2 months, should be monitored for gastrointestinal disturbances, hemolysis, hypokalemia, jaundice, and thrombocytopenia.

Following administration of a different preparation to 1 patient, the milk Cmax was 1 mcg/mL at a Tmax of 3 hours with a half-life of 2.5 hours, and the maternal Cmax was 70 mcg/mL at a Tmax of 2 hours.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Paser Granules (aminosalicylic acid)." Jacobus Pharmaceutical Company, Princeton, NJ.
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Paser Granules (aminosalicylic acid)." Jacobus Pharmaceutical Company, Princeton, NJ.
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  3. United States National Library of Medicine "Toxnet. Toxicology Data Network. Available from: URL: http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT." ([cited 2013 -]):

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