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Diatrizoate Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Diatrizoate is also known as: Angiografin, Cardiografin, Cystografin, Cystografin-Dilute, Gastrografin, Hypaque, Hypaque Cysto, Hypaque Meglumine, Hypaque Sodium, Hypaque-76, Hypaque-M, MD-76, MD-Gastroview, Reno-30, Reno-60, Reno-Dip, Reno-M-30, Reno-M-60, Reno-M-DIP, Renocal-76, Renografin-60, Renografin-76, Renovist, Renovist II, Urovison

Diatrizoate Pregnancy Warnings

Animal reproduction studies have not been conducted with diatrizoate meglumine injection. It is also not known whether diatrizoate meglumine injection can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman or can affect reproduction capacity. Adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have not been conducted

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.

AU: Use is contraindicated.
UK, US: Use is not recommended unless clearly needed.

AU TGA pregnancy category: Not assigned
US FDA pregnancy category: C

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Diatrizoate 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

Comments: The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0

References for breastfeeding information

  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

Further information

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