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Cosyntropin Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Cosyntropin is also known as: Cortrosyn

Medically reviewed on October 10, 2016

Cosyntropin Pregnancy Warnings

Cosyntropin has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. It is not known whether cosyntropin can cause fetal harm or adversely affect reproductive capacity in humans. Cosyntropin should only be given during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Cosyntropin Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of cosyntropin into human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, the manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering cosyntropin to nursing women.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Cortrosyn (cosyntropin)" Organon, West Orange, NJ.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Cortrosyn (cosyntropin)" Organon, West Orange, NJ.

Further information

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