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Bepridil Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Brand names: Vascor

Bepridil Pregnancy Warnings

Bepridil has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies revealed decreased litter size in rats. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Bepridil should only be given during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

Bepridil is known to cross the human placenta, but experience in human pregnancy has not been reported.

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Bepridil Breastfeeding Warnings

Bepridil is excreted into human milk. The milk to serum bepridil concentration ratio is about 1:3. There are no reports of the use of bepridil during human lactation. The manufacturer recommends that due to the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants, a decision should be made to discontinue nursing or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. (2002) "Product Information. Vascor (bepridil)." McNeil Pharmaceutical

References for breastfeeding information

  1. (2002) "Product Information. Vascor (bepridil)." McNeil Pharmaceutical

Further information

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