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Chloral hydrate Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Chloral hydrate is also known as: Aquachloral Supprettes, Somnote

Chloral hydrate Pregnancy Warnings

Chloral hydrate has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. The drug has been reported to cross the placenta and may be found in the amniotic fluid and the fetal blood. Chloral hydrate should be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.

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Chloral hydrate Breastfeeding Warnings

Chloral hydrate is excreted into human milk. Caution is recommended if the drug is to be administered to a nursing woman.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "PDR Generics." Montvale, NJ: Medical Economics (1995):

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "PDR Generics." Montvale, NJ: Medical Economics (1995):

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