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Caffeine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

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Caffeine Pregnancy Warnings

Caffeine citrate is not indicated for use in adult patients. US FDA pregnancy category: C

Studies in adult animals have revealed embryotoxicity and teratogenicity, decreased male reproductive performance, and spermatogenic cell degeneration. However, these effects are not relevant to the use of caffeine citrate in infants. 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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Caffeine Breastfeeding Warnings

Caffeine citrate is not indicated for use in adult patients. Excreted into human milk: Yes Comments: -Caffeine readily crosses the placenta into the fetal circulation. -Breastfeeding mothers of infants receiving caffeine citrate should not ingest caffeine-containing foods, beverages, and medicinal products.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Cafcit (caffeine)" Roxane Laboratories Inc, Columbus, OH.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Cafcit (caffeine)" Roxane Laboratories Inc, Columbus, OH.

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