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Chlorthalidone / clonidine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Chlorthalidone / clonidine is also known as: Clorpres

Chlorthalidone / clonidine Pregnancy Warnings

Animal studies with chlorthalidone have failed to reveal evidence of fetal harm. Animal studies with clonidine have revealed increased resorptions. 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.

Use is recommended only if clearly needed and the benefit outweighs the risk.

US FDA pregnancy category: C

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Chlorthalidone / clonidine Breastfeeding Warnings

A decision should be made to discontinue breastfeeding or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

Excreted into human milk: Yes (chlorthalidone, clonidine)

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Combipres (clonidine-chlorthalidone)." Boehringer-Ingelheim, Ridgefield, CT.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Combipres (clonidine-chlorthalidone)." Boehringer-Ingelheim, Ridgefield, CT.

Further information

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