Skip to Content
New To Chronic Myeloid Leukemia? Get Information Today >>

Dichlorphenamide Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Dichlorphenamide is also known as: Daranide, Keveyis

Dichlorphenamide Pregnancy Warnings

This drug should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. US FDA pregnancy category: C

Teratogenic effects (fetal limb reduction defects) were reported following oral administration of this drug in pregnant animals during organogenesis at 350 mg/kg, or 17 times the maximum recommended human dose (200 mg/day) on a body surface area (mg/m2) basis. A no-effect dose has not been established. There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. 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.

See references

Dichlorphenamide Breastfeeding Warnings

Caution is recommended. Excreted into human milk: Unknown Excreted into animal milk: Data not available Comment: -The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

See references

References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Keveyis (dichlorphenamide)." Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. Inc, Hawthorne, NY.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Keveyis (dichlorphenamide)." Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. Inc, Hawthorne, NY.

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided by Cerner Multum, Wolters Kluwer Health and is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. In addition, the drug information contained herein may be time sensitive and should not be utilized as a reference resource beyond the date hereof. This material does not endorse drugs, diagnose patients, or recommend therapy. This drug information is a reference resource designed as supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise, skill , knowledge, and judgement of healthcare practitioners in patient care. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective, or appropriate for any given patient. Multum Information Services, Inc. does not assume any responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of information Multum provides. Copyright 2000-2008 Multum Information Services, Inc. The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.