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Carbenicillin Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Carbenicillin is also known as: Geocillin

Carbenicillin Pregnancy Warnings

Carbenicillin has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of fetal harm. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. There are no literature reports of adverse fetal effects. Carbenicillin should only be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.

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Carbenicillin Breastfeeding Warnings

Carbenicillin class antibiotics are excreted into human milk; however, the amounts are unknown. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering carbenicillin to nursing women.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Geocillin (carbenicillin)." Roerig Division (2002):

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Geocillin (carbenicillin)." Roerig Division (2002):

Further information

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