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Amphotericin b cholesteryl sulfate Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Amphotericin b cholesteryl sulfate is also known as: Amphotec

Amphotericin b cholesteryl sulfate Pregnancy Warnings

Amphotericin B cholesteryl sulfate has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies failed to reveal evidence of fetal harm. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Amphotericin B cholesteryl sulfate should be given during pregnancy only when benefit outweighs risk.

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Amphotericin b cholesteryl sulfate Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of amphotericin B cholesteryl sulfate into human milk. Due to the potential for serious adverse effects in a nursing infant, a decision should be made to discontinue nursing or discontinue the drug, taking into consideration the importance of the drug to the woman.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Ambisome (amphotericin B liposomal)" Nexstar Pharmaceuticals, San Dimas, CA.
  2. "Product Information. Amphotec (amphotericin B cholesteryl sulfate)." Sequus Pharmaceuticals Inc, Menlo Park, CA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Amphotec (amphotericin B cholesteryl sulfate)." Sequus Pharmaceuticals Inc, Menlo Park, CA.

Further information

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