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Biperiden Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Biperiden is also known as: Akineton, Akineton HCl

Biperiden Pregnancy Warnings

Biperiden has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Biperiden is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Biperiden Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of biperiden into human milk. The effects in the nursing infant are unknown. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering biperiden to nursing women.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Yaffe SJ.. "Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 7th ed." Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (2005):
  2. "Product Information. Akineton HCl (biperiden)." Par Pharmaceutical Inc, Spring Valley, NY.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Yaffe SJ.. "Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 7th ed." Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (2005):
  2. "Product Information. Akineton HCl (biperiden)." Par Pharmaceutical Inc, Spring Valley, NY.

Further information

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