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Carteolol Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Carteolol is also known as: Cartrol

Carteolol Pregnancy Warnings

Carteolol has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed evidence of increased fetal resorption and decreased fetal weights when rabbits and rats were given doses 1,052 and 5,264 times the maximum recommended human dose (on a per kg basis), respectively. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Carteolol should only be given during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Carteolol Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of carteolol into human milk.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Cartrol (carteolol)." Abbott Pharmaceutical (2001):

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Cartrol (carteolol)." Abbott Pharmaceutical (2001):

Further information

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