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Clomipramine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Clomipramine is also known as: Anafranil

Clomipramine Pregnancy Warnings

AU, US: This drug should be used during pregnancy only if the benefit outweighs the risk to the fetus. UK: Use is not recommended. AU TGA pregnancy category: C US FDA pregnancy category: C Comments: -Withdrawal symptoms, including jitteriness, tremor, and seizures, have been reported in neonates whose mothers had taken this drug until delivery.

Animal studies have shown reproductive toxicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. AU TGA pregnancy category C: Drugs which, owing to their pharmacological effects, have caused or may be suspected of causing, harmful effects on the human fetus or neonate without causing malformations. These effects may be reversible. Accompanying texts should be consulted for further details. 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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Clomipramine Breastfeeding Warnings

A decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother. Excreted into human milk: Yes Comments: The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Anafranil (clomipramine)." Basel Pharmaceuticals, Summit, NJ.
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
  3. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Anafranil (clomipramine)." Basel Pharmaceuticals, Summit, NJ.
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  3. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0

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